This plant has a mild fragrance
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Kei White Bauhinia Overview
This multi-branched, scrambling, woody shrub grows to a height of 5-6 m, and has the possibility of being used as a hedge screen. With its pretty greyish-brown bark, decorative heart-shaped foliage, and sweet-scented orchid-like flowers, this plant makes a beautiful addition to any garden. The shrub flowers profusely during spring and summer and is fairly drought-tolerant.
Common problems with Kei White Bauhinia
Kei White Bauhinia is generally not bothered by pests or diseases.
How to harvest Kei White Bauhinia
The sweet-scented flowers can be cut during Spring.
How to propagate Kei White Bauhinia
Sow seeds in Spring or Summer, 1-2 mm deep. Germination takes 3 weeks but can be speeded up by soaking seeds overnight in warm water. Replant carefully as soon as the first pair of true leaves appear.
Special features of Kei White Bauhinia
It is drought tolerant, but flourishes when watered regularly.
Attracts useful insects
Makes an attractive green wall that can be guided up a fence or clipped into a hedge.