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Chilopsis linearis Lucretia Hamilton™ (Desert Willow )

Chilopsis linearis Lucretia Hamilton™
Desert Willow

This small, slow-growing deciduous tree has narrow, light green leaves that create a weeping appearance. This clone was selected for its intense burgundy flowers and its small stature. Fragrant, trumpet-shaped flowers are produced throughout the summer, and are followed by persistent long narrow seedpods. Plant in full sun to part shade and provide well-drained soil.

Plant Type Tree
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 6 (-10° F)
Flower Color Burgundy
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 12' - 18' (ft)
Spread 12' - 18' (ft)
Spacing 18' (ft)
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy
Attracts Bees, Hummingbirds, Pollinators
Maintenance Average
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers, Specimen, Walls and Fences
Tolerance Heat
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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