Full Sun – Prefers 6 or more hours of sun per day.
Semi Frost Hardy
Semi Frost Hardy – Is Able to Survive Moderately Low Temperatures.
Low Watering – Requires Little Water.
Pruning Required – Needs to be Pruned.
Indigenous – Originates in South Africa.
August September October November Produces masses of brick-red flowers from spring into summer.
|Uses in landscape design|
Ideal for embankments and rock gardens and will do well against a north-facing wall in full sun. It is drought tolerant.
Planting: Prefers well-drained soil. Dig a hole 60cm square and deep. Mix two thirds of the topsoil with one third compost, add one cup of bone meal or superphosphate and mix well.
Vlam-van-die-vlakte (A) Umvangatane (Z) Motshwiriri (NS)
This spreading, long-flowering shrub is worth its place in any garden. It has a rampant, sprawling habit, and is relatively fast growing. Bauhinia galpinii is ideal for embankments. The leaves are two-lobed, and dark green when mature. Masses of brick-red flowers appear from spring into summer. It will not suffer lasting damage from light frost.
Synonym: Bauhinia punctata
Botanical Pronunciation: bow-HIN-ee-a
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Requires moderate maintenance.
August September October November
Produces masses of brick-red flowers from spring into summer.