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A picture of a Yellow Bauhinia

Yellow Bauhinia

Bauhinia tomentosa

Also known as

Geelbeesklou (Afr), IsiThibathibana (Zulu)

Full Sun
Advanced care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Ripe brown pods
Typical Bauhinia leaves
Shrub or small tree

Yellow Bauhinia Overview

This medium to large shrub with its attractive, light green, two-lobed leaves produces beautiful, bright yellow flowers with black to maroon coloured centres in summer. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga.

Special features of Yellow Bauhinia

Attracts birds

Attracts butterflies

Pot plant

Attracts bees

Other uses of Yellow Bauhinia

Other uses


Frost Tolerant | Shrubs

A photo of 'Southern Shores' Butterfly Bush

'Southern Shores' Butterfly Bush

Polygala fruticosa 'Southern Shores'

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