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Bauhinia x blakeana - Hong Kong Orchid Tree's Fragrant Flowers blooming at the wrong time of year


Bauhinia x blakeana - Hong Kong Orchid Tree's Fragrant Flowers blooming at the wrong time of year (Bauhinia x blakeana - Hong Kong Orchid Tree)

A very rare sight for this time of the year. They're blooming all around San Diego, CA. now. Their normal bloom period is in mid-Winter. Its blooming is probably due to the coolest July recorded in 100 years in San Diego. Photo taken August 1, 2010.



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Beautiful. Hope it blooms again when its supposed to well worth seeing twice a year ,

3 Aug, 2010

 

Another stunner Delonix!

3 Aug, 2010

 

Mushybanna:

I sure they will. Although, it's so strange seeing them bloom this time of year. I actually thought I was looking at a different species of Bauhinia...because so many of the Hong Kong Orchid street trees are all in full bloom.

3 Aug, 2010

 

Meanie:

Thanks! Yes, they're my favorite Orchid tree because they are a sterile hybrid (they don't develop the ugly long seed-pods like other species)

3 Aug, 2010

 

Wow ....That is gorgeous..............

3 Aug, 2010

 

Milky:

Thanks! This is my favorite Orchids tree. It has the largest and most fragrant flowers of any Bauhinia.

4 Aug, 2010



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