Hybrid genus. An intergenetic hybrid between Desert willow (Chilopsis linearis) for drought tolerance and Southern catalpa (Catalpa bignoniodes) for large blooms.

Grown for its compact, bushy habit and showy flowers

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Tall Shrub
  • Tree
    Small tree
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Used as a street tree as it produces no fruit.
    Place of origin
    Laboratory origin
Chitalpa - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of CHITALPA

CHITALPA tashkentensis

CHITALPA tashkentensis

very rare deciduous shrub. Panicles of long upright purplish-white flowers

£25.00 each 
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CHITALPA tashkentensis 'Pink Dawn'

CHITALPA tashkentensis 'Pink Dawn'

a lower growing form with pale purplish-pink flowers

£25.00 each 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

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Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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