Pink Dawn Chitalpa
x Chitalpa tashkentensis 'Pink Dawn'
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
|Botanical Pronunciation||chi-TAL-pa tash-ken-TEN-sis|
|Lore||Hummingbirds and many flying insects of the desert are drawn to these flowers.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing to 25 ft. high, equal width.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring through Summer.|
|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.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean|
|Growth Habit||Multiple Trunk|
|Landscape Use||Specimen, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Key Feature||Drought Tolerant|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9