Pom-Pom Orchidtree is evergreen shrub that reaches 3 m height
Flowers of white and purple (appear in white at the beginning and then converted to violet in the lower half).
They appear in successive flowering waves from mid-summer to early autumn.
They are rich in nectars and attract butterflies but are also bee-eaters.
It is a widespread species in India / South America / Jamaica / South Florida / South Australia and China.
In pot grows quickly and forms an umbrella.
It prefers sunny locations and often watering.
Older plants can withstand temperatures up to 1 ° C.
The tree of the orchid has medicinal properties.
Leaves, flower buds, flowers and young seed are cooked and eaten as vegetables.
Finally the orchid tree is also cultivated as a decorative plant.