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Chilopsis linearis

Desert Willow

Desert Catalpa
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Chilopsis linearis
Principal Common Name Desert Willow
Common Name(s) Desert Catalpa
Synonym
Description A deciduous shrub or small tree with shaggy bark and twisted trunks. The foliage is is narrow and willow-like and in the spring it produces fragrant trumpet shaped flowers ranging from white to pink, rose lavendar and reddish purple.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity Southwest US, Mexico
Height Range 15 - 30 FT
Spread Range 10 - 20 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 3 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Medium Green
Leaf Texture Willow-like
Form Shrub : Small Tree
Flower Color Lavender : Lavender-purple : Pink : Purple : Rose Pink : White
Flower Time Spring
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : None : Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Birds : Bark : Color : Drought tolerant : Foliage : Fragrance : Heat Tolerant

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