Timeless Beauty® Desert Willow
Chilopsis linearis 'Monhews'
Once established, water if very dry.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- Grange Coop - White City
8205 Crater Lake Highway White City OR 97503
- Four Seasons Nursery - Central Point
5736 Crater Lake Ave. Central Point OR 97502
3601 Crater Lake Highway Medford OR 97504
- Grange Coop Garden - Central Point
P.o. Box 3637 Central Point OR 97502
|Botanical Pronunciation||KY-lop-sis lin-e-A-ris|
|Lore||This native of the desert Southwest is found in dry washes of the low desert including the Mohave and Colorado deserts.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring through Summer|
|Design Ideas||A most drought and heat resistant flowering tree makes the ideal specimen plant for water challenged communities. Plant in the front yard to call attention to an entry. Use in back as a focal point for oft used windows and sliders. Plant a few around patios for a sense of enclosure and light filtered shade at maturity. Makes an excellent sideyard privacy screen with flowers for interest from adjacent windows. Useful tree for screening off RVs, drying yards, utility areas and undesirable land uses. Great plant for hiding swimming pool safety fencing, particularly chain link.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Growth Habit||Rounded, Upright|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Specimen, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water if very dry.|
|Companion Plants||Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); New Zealand Flax (Phormium); Rock Rose (Cistus); Yucca (Yucca); Mexican Blue Sage (Salvia)|
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; tolerates seasonal drought. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9