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Order: Scrophulariales
   Family: Bignoniaceae
            Genus: Catalpa
                        Specie: speciosa

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 120 ft (36 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Large leaves; large white flowers

Uses: Specimen tree Large gardens Parks Flower contrast Foliage contrast Shade tree

Zones: 5-10

Description: This tree grows to about 120 ft (36 m) developing a broadly columnar shape. Its natural habitat is riverbanks, damp woods and swamps of central southern USA. It is rather like Catalpa bignonioides but has larger leaves. The white flowers are also l

Growth Habit: Broad-domed habit


Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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