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Catalpa 3 erubescens


Order: Scrophulariales
   Family: Bignoniaceae
            Genus: Catalpa
                        Specie: Catalpa 3 erubescens

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Large leaves; panicles of fragrant white flowers in summer; narrow seed capsules

Uses: Specimen tree Flower contrast Shade tree

Zones: 5-10

Description: This cultivated hybrid between Catalpa bignonioides and C. ovata grows into a broadly spreading tree up to 50 ft (15 m) high. It has very large leaves, up to 12 in (30 cm) long and 10 in (25 cm) across. The fragrant white flowers have purple

Growth Habit: Broad-domed habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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