Bauhinia Tomentosa, St. Thomas Tree, Yellow Bauhinia
Family: Fabaceae. Origin: Africa / India / China. Type/Uses :small tree, shrub. Size: up to 15'. Light Requirements: full sun . Water Requirements: average. Min. Temp.: low 30's. Flower: yellow and pink/warmer months.
Our pictures don't do this small tree any justice. The flowers are really pretty and delicate looking. The bell shaped flowers also attract butterflies. This is a rare and unusual Bauhinia.