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Chilopsis linearis (Desert Willow)

Chilopsis linearis
Desert Willow, Flowering-Willow, Willowleaf Catalpa, Desert Catalpa, Flor de Mimbre, Mimbre, Bow Willow, False-Willow, Jano, Catalpa-willow

Desert willows have been popular in native Southwestern landscapes for years. The large, showy flowers produced during the heat of the summer provide months of color and attract hummingbirds. Unfortunately, most desert willows produce many long, narrow seed pods which persist on the plant for months. Art Combe, a famed plantsman, created this seedless form of desert willow. Art's Seedless® has large, pink-rose flowers, long narrow bright green leaves, but no messy seed pods. This selection will bloom almost continuously from late spring until first frost. This thornless, heat-tolerant, water-efficient tree grows at a fairly rapid rate.

Plant Type Native, Shrub, Tree
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 6 (-10° F)
Flower Color Pink, Rose
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Growth Rate Fast, Moderate
Height 15' - 30' (ft)
Spread 10' - 20' (ft)
Spacing 20' (ft)
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy
Attracts Bees, Birds, Hummingbirds, Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Tolerance Drought
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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