Chilopsis linearis
Plants of the Southwest

Chilopsis linearis

Desert Willow

Desert Willow is a graceful, deciduous, shrubby tree 10-25 ft. tall and 10-15 ft. wide. Willow-like leaves and showy pink to purple, trumpet-shaped flowers followed by a multitude of long, thin pods. Tolerates heat and drought but occasional deep watering gives better flowering and faster growth. Sow in a well-drained, warm soil. Zones 6-9.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 6789


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