Pink Dawn Chitalpa
x Chitalpa tashkentensis 'Pink Dawn'
Pronunciation: chi-TAL-pa tash-ken-TEN-sis
|Description||Small deciduous tree tends to be multi-stemmed. Long, narrow, bright green leaves back abundant clusters of trumpet-shaped pale lavender-pink flowers with pale yellow 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 through summer.|
|Mature Size||Fast growing to 25 ft. high, equal width.|
|Special Features||Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|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||Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Water deeply, less frequently, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.|
|Lore||Hummingbirds and many flying insects of the desert are drawn to these flowers.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.