Chilopsis linearis

Species

  • Desert willow
  • Flowering willow
  • Desert catalpa
  • Orchid of the desert
  • Chilopsis linearis subsp. linearis

Tags

Chilopsis linearis, otherwise known as desert willow, is a trees, tropicals and tender perennials plant species native to Arizona.

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Appearance

Bloom color
pink
mistyRose
purple
darkMagenta
lightYellow
white
Foliage
Deciduous
This plant is resistant to deer

Space

Dimensions

Chilopsis linearis can grow from 1.8m to 9mm tall
1.8m to 9m
Spacing
1.8
2.4

Sun

Optimal
Full
Partial

Water

Optimal
Dry
Mesic

Soil

Soil PH Requirements
6.1
7.8

Time

Bloom
Mid Summer
Late Summer
Early Fall
Bloom Time
Non-patented
Blooming Habit
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant

Reproduction

Seed Collecting
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Patent information
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost