Chilopsis linearis – Desert Willow seed approx x50


Small Deciduous Rapid Growth Tree Large Showy Flower Scented

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Desert Willow or Desert Catalpa

Chilopsis linearis

(This plant is NOT on the Australian Noxious Weed List)

A native of Texas, California and Northern Mexico, this deciduous small tree to tall shrub grows to a height of 5 metres (15 ft) and bears an open, spreading crown. Thew leaves are willow-like (hence the name), light green, 10-30 cm (4-12 in) long and 1 cm (0.3 in) wide. The flower is somewhat trumpet-shaped, dark pink to purple often with white, yellow and purple streaks within the throat. The flowers are borne in terminal clusters, appear in summer, and have a violet-like scent.

Adapted to desert washes, the tree is drought tolerant and does best with just enough water to keep it flowering and a healthy green during summer. An easy to grow, maintenance free plant for for arid and semi-arid gardens.

Offered is a packet of approx 50 seeds and Grownotes to assist you.

All my seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.

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Terms & Conditions.

Ole Lantana Seeds will not be responsible whatsoever for actions taken by the customer after receipt of the goods, this includes germination results, crop performance or loss as these are beyond the control of Ole Lantana Seeds.

International buyers are responsible for knowing their countries importation laws.

NOTE: In order to protect our existing stock from outside contamination, we do not accept returns.

Item specifics

Plant Habit: Shrub/Small Tree Common Name: Desert Willow, Desert Catalpa
Climate: Cold, Dry, Sub-tropical, Temperate Season of Interest: Spring
Sunlight: Full Sun Watering: Medium
Genus: Chilopsis Type: Flowering, Ornamental
Foliage: Deciduous Soil pH: Neutral
Species: linearis Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C): 3 (-5 to 0 °C)


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