Catalpa fargesii f duclouxii
  • Catalpa fargesii f duclouxii
  • Catalpa fargesii f duclouxii

Catalpa fargesii f. duclouxii

£35.00

(Chinese Bean Tree) Catalpa fargesii f. duclouxii is a delightful, rare flowering tree which was first found by westerners growing in the Wudang region of Hubei, China in the early Twentieth Century.

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A delightful, rare flowering tree which was first found by westerners growing in the Wudang region of Hubei, China in the early Twentieth Century.

Catalpa fargesii f  duclouxii is a spectacular tree which has clusters of pretty, pale white to lilac-pink, foxglove-like flowers with reddish spots in midsummer. The leaves are quite elegant with a narrow, pointed tip.

Once established, Catalpa fargesii f  duclouxii probably has the most eye-catching flowers of any Catalpa listed here.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Fertile, well drained soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. This Catalpa requires a sheltered position in Northern parts of the U.K. and grows best when planted in a position protected from strong winds.
  • Flowering Period: June - July.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Catalpa fargesii f  duclouxii grows to be a small tree with a spreading, rounded crown once established.
    • Height: 8 m (26 ft)
    • Spread:8 m (26 ft)

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How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Good for Wildlife (Insects including bees & butterflies)

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