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Purple Orchid Tree

Purple Orchid Tree

Regular price $84.20 USD
Regular price Sale price $84.20 USD
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Plant Type: Plants & Trees
Plant Height: 20-40 feet
Spread: 10-20 feet
Flower Color: vibrant purple
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade


The Purple Orchid Tree is native to Southeast Asia and is highly prized in landscaping for its beautiful and distinctive flowers. It belongs to the Fabaceae family, which includes a range of leguminous plants.

One of the most appealing aspects of the Purple Orchid Tree is its floral display. The flowers are large, typically 3 to 5 inches across, and resemble orchids in their shape and beauty. They usually appear in the spring and can last several months, providing a long-lasting and spectacular display. The blossoms not only add aesthetic value but also attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, enhancing the biodiversity of the garden.

The tree's leaves are another notable feature. They are bilobed, giving them a butterfly-like appearance, and are a fresh green color that provides a lush backdrop to the vibrant flowers. The tree's overall shape is spreading and open, making it an attractive choice as a specimen tree or for use in parks and large gardens.

In terms of care, the Purple Orchid Tree prefers well-drained soil and regular watering, especially during dry periods. It is somewhat drought-tolerant once established. Pruning can be done to shape the tree and remove any damaged or diseased branches.

The Purple Orchid Tree is best suited to warm, temperate climates and may require protection in areas that experience frost. It can also be grown in containers in cooler climates, where it can be moved indoors during the winter months.

With its striking flowers, distinctive leaves, and elegant form, the Purple Orchid Tree is a superb choice for gardeners looking to add a touch of tropical beauty to their landscape. Its combination of visual appeal and relative ease of care makes it a popular choice in suitable climates.

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