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Catalpa bignonioides 'Variegata'
Variegated Catalpa

Catalpa bignonioides 'Variegata'
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Price: £35.00 Quantity :


An unusual cultivar, Catalpa bignonioides 'Variegata' grows to be a very small tree with large heart-shaped, creamy yellow and green variegated leaves. THe fresh leaves in spring are usually most colourful, turning more green later in the years.

Established plants will have panicles of lilac-white flowers in a warm year however this plant can also be pruned hardy yearly to produce a really striking display of huge leaves.

Supplied Size: 4L/5L containers (80 - 100 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Fertile, well drained soil.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably 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.
  • Flower Colour: White with occasional yellow and purple markings
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
  • Habit: Small tree with a branching, rounded crown once established.
    • Height: 5 - 6 m (16 - 20 ft)
    • Spread: 4 - 5 m (13 - 16 ft)


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