Bauhinia macranthera, Chihuahuan orchid tree

Category: Shrubs
Family: Leguminosae
Origin: Mexico
Evergreen: no
Flower Color: red-pink
Bloom Time: spring, summer
Height: 12 ft
Width: 8 ft
Exposure: sun to part sun
Irrigation: low to medium
Cold Hardiness: 10 F
Description: If grown in shade, it will sprawl for the sun like other bauhinias and will need to be propped. It's very cold hardy, but plant only after last frost, also like many other bauhinia.