Bauhinia tomentosa

Botanical Name: Bauhinia tomentosa

Common Name(s): Yellow Bell Bauhinia

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Description:

Small tree or large shrub. B. tomentosa is mostly evergreen but can be deciduous. The plant is very attractive to insects such as bees and butterflies. Butterfly larvae will feast on the leaves while certain moth species will eat the flowers.

Family: Fabaceae

Botanical Pronunciation: baw-HIN-ee-uh – toh-men-TOH-suh

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Semi Deciduous
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Indigenous
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Full Sun
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Half Sun
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Moderate Watering

Flowers


January
February
March
April
November
December

Foliage

Growth Rate

Moderate

Origin

B. tomentosa is found from the coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal to Zimbabwe and Mozambique all the way to the tropics of Africa and can also be found in India and Sri Lanka.

 

Other Languages

Geelbeesklou (Afr)

Isithibathibana (Zulu)

Plant Features

Attracts: bees , birds , butterflies , insects

Size

Height: 3 - 4m

Spread: 2 - 3m

Uses in landscape design

This plant does well in the garden as a feature plant but will also work well in a container on a patio.

 

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