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Catalpa (Catalpa) speciosa (Northern Catalpa)

Narrow, open, irregular rounded crown with spreading branches. Upright panicle of white, bell-shaped, orchid-like flowers with yellow-orange stripes and purple spots in May-June. Long, slender, bean-like fruit. Easy to grow. Tolerant of seasonal flooding. No serious insect or disease problems. Large, light green to yellow-green leaves. No significant fall color.

  • Height: 40'-60'
  • Spread: 20'-40'
  • Exposure:
  • Attracts Birds
    Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Shade
  • Wet Soils