Orchid Tree (Bahuinia monandra)

Catalog # 75 - A beautiful indoor ornamental with small heart shaped emerald green leaves which go to sleep every night no matter where they are located across the globe. The internal time clock on these and other rainforest seedlings are amazing. Bountiful and elegant 2" (5cm) flowers are pink-purple and resemble prized Orchids, named after the Bauhins, two medical brothers who had devoted their life to the botanical region of medicine. Also referred to as the butterfly tree for its ability to attract said species. (Also see Love tree, Bauhinia Alba in our catalogue).