Bignoniaceae (Bignonia family)
Semi-deciduous, broadleaf tree. Moderate growth rate, 25 - 35' in height,
equal to greater spread. Round, oval and spreading in shape.
Bipinnately compound leaf, opposite arrangement. 16 pairs of pinnae
each bearing, 14 - 24 pairs of small oval leaflets. Entire margins, drops
foliage from February - March. Light green in color.
Perfect; lavender blue in color. 2" long tubular flowers.
Dry, dehiscent, green-Iight brown rounded, flattened capsules in
color. 2" in size.
Full sun, partial shade;
Hardiness: Sunset zones: 13, 15 - 24.
Accent, background, foliage, flower, right of way, shade, and seasonal
Litter from leaves, flower and fruit, may be a problem.
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