Wordless Wednesday: July 17, 2013

Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong. (Winston Churchill)

Without the old….

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25yr old bauhinia tree

…there can be no new:

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To see the backyard tree in full bloom last November, click here.  For planting and growing info check out the University of Florida Bauhinia Purpurea Fact Sheet

Until next time……

🙂 🙂 🙂

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6 thoughts on “Wordless Wednesday: July 17, 2013

  1. Bauhinia galpinii or “Pride of De Kaap” same family with their wonderful flowers are endemic to our country… also known as the “camel foot” plant due to the shape of the leaves looking very similar to the footprint of a giraffe…

    • Hey Bulldog!
      I read about your local bauhinia variety yesterday as a matter of fact! First time I’d heard that common name, too! (The leaves really DO look like camel footprints!)

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