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Commonly known as Foxglove tree

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  • Deciduous - oval, bright green leaves to 30cm (12in) long, hairy above, densely hairy beneath.
  • Blue - lilac flowers in profusion with pale yellow in the throat
  • Height - 12m (40ft)
  • Spread - 10m (30ft)
  • Tree - fast-growing tree with stout shoots. Produces flowers 5cm (2in) long in upright panicles from buds formed the previous autumn.
  • Full sun - shelter from cold, dry winds.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - canker, honey fungus, leaf spot, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin - China
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -

Buy Varieties of PAULOWNIA

PAULOWNIA fortunei

PAULOWNIA fortunei  >

Commonly known as: Foxglove tree.
Fragrant creamy-white flowers marked with deep purple on the insides
£22.50 each
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PAULOWNIA tomentosa  >

Commonly known as: Foxglove tree.
Large downy leaves, flowers sweetly scented violet-blue on bare stems
Small £14.50 each
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Available again from summer 2021 -
Medium £35.00 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Large £50.00 each


PAULOWNIA tomentosa 'Coreana'  >

Commonly known as: Foxglove tree.
A form native to Korea with light lilac-blue flowers but without the purple stripe of P. tomentosa
£22.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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