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8606 W. McDowell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85037
Phone: (623) 936-1100
Mon – Sat:  7am-5pm
Sunday:  9am-4pm

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Orchid Tree (Bauhinia purpurea)

This tree does best with afternoon shade in low desert areas like Phoenix. It has butterfly shaped leaves and orchid like flowers. They can grow to 30-40 ft. and need plenty of room to spread. They should be planted at least 10 feet away from any structure.

Blooms: March, April in Arizona

Color: reddish purple

Size: 6 - 12 ft. tall; 6 - 10 ft. spread

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