The Buddist White Orchid tree is an exotic tropical tree that blooms over a long period of time. The flower is white and orchid-like in appearance, though it's not actually related to orchids. The foliage is light green and deeply notched at the tip. This tropical tree can reach up to 20 feet tall and have a 25-foot crown. Just make sure to protect it during the winter!
This tree can also be grown as a patio plant, outside during the summer and indoors during the winter. It also makes an exotic bonsai! Moreover, Bauhinia's flowers are used to make an excellent dish in local cooking.
Hardiness Zones 9-11
Plant Use: Tree
Exposure: Full Sun
Water Requirements: Medium
Proper name: Bauhinia variegata candida