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Catalpa fargesii f. duclouxii
Chinese Bean Tree

Catalpa fargesii f duclouxii
Catalpa fargesii f duclouxii
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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.

Supplied Size: 3L or 4L containers (60 - 80 cm tall)

  • 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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