Burgundy Desert Willow

Chilopsis linearis 'Burgundy'

SKU
2413
An open, airy structure distinguishes this small tree or large shrub. The willowy pendant branches display long, narrow leaves; terminal clusters of fragrant trumpet-shaped burgundy colored flowers throughout summer. Deciduous. Full sun. Moderate-growing to 15 to 20 feet high, equal width. Cutting grown.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationKY-lop-sis lin-e-A-ris
LoreIn the desert, these plants provide valuable hummingbird nectar and are jealously guarded.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 15 to 20 ft. high, equal width.
Bloom TimeSpring to Summer
Design IdeasA 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth HabitWeeping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Privacy Screen, Rock Garden, Specimen, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureShowy Desert Native

Grows easily in a wide range of conditions including alkaline soil, sand, clay and heavy seasonal moisture. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; takes seasonal drought. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

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