Category: Tree - Deciduous
Zones: 7 to 10
Size: To 25' tall and wider
Growth Rate: Moderate
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun
Willow-like linear leaves, drop early. Pink, tubular, bell-shaped, slightly fragrant flowers in spring and summer, depending upon rainfall. Brown seed capsules persist through winter. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Multi-stemmed tree, can be trained as a single trunk. Found in desert washes - drought tolerant but also can take occasional flooding. Supplemental irrigation should be deep and infrequent.
'Bubba' - 15 to 25' tall, 10 to 15' wide - twisted trunks and shaggy bark.
Published in Hort. Brit. (Sweet) 283 in 1826.
Basionym Bignonia linearis Cav.
Native to the southwestern US plus Georgia.