Morning Cloud Chitalpa
x Chitalpa tashkentensis 'Morning Cloud'
|Description||Small deciduous tree tends to be multi-stemmed, with ascending branches becoming slightly cascading. Long, narrow, bright green leaves back abundant clusters of trumpet-shaped pale white flowers with purple throats. Ideally suited to most soils and climates of the Southwestern states. Excellent, long blooming accent specimen for dry sites and minimal-care landscapes.|
|Watering||Once established, water occasionally.|
|Blooms||Late spring into summer|
|Mature Size||Fast growing to 25 to 30 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||A beautiful accent tree that easily fits into average beds and borders. Use as a visual screen along property lines to block neighbors without losing much light or air circulation. A stunning single specimen in bloom and under night lighting. Perfect to augment dry xeriscape plantings in open beds with luxurios looks.|
|Companion Plants||Bougainvillea (Boungainvillea); Salvia (Salvia); Tickseed (Coreopsis ); Yucca (Yucca); Stonecrop (Sedum)|
|Care||Grows easily in a wide range of soils, if well-drained. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; less frequently once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.|
|Lore||Hummingbirds find these plants irresistable as do many forms of insects.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-8
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