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x Chitalpa tashkentensis

Desert Willow
Deciduous, Trees

Growing rapidly to 20–30 ft. tall and wide, this tree combines the larger flowers of its Catalpa bignonioides parent with the desert toughness and flower color of Chilopsis linearis, its other parent. Leaves are 4–5 in. long, 1 in. wide. Erect clusters of frilly, trumpet-shaped flowers in pink, white, or lavender appear from late spring to fall.

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