Purple Catalpa

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Quick Overview

Purple Catalpa leafs out in the Spring with beautiful deep purple leaves that unfurl to a huge size. Large panicles of yellow and purple-spotted white flowers crown the canopy in late spring as the foliage begins its transition to bronze-green summer color. It's a beautiful sight to see.

Details

Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Purple Catalpa leafs out in the Spring with beautiful deep purple leaves that unfurl to a huge size. Large panicles of yellow and purple-spotted white flowers crown the canopy in late spring as the foliage begins its transition to bronze-green summer color. It's a beautiful sight to see. One to really add character to any landscape. 

Where to put it:

Purple Catalpa is a great choice for anywhere shade is needed, open areas in the front or back yard, or parkways. Due to its size, it should be planted at least 15ft from buildings. 

What it needs:

Purple Catalpa will thrive in almost any landscape. It will do best in sun or partial shade with well-drained soil. 

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Catalpa x erubescens 'Purpurea'
Hardiness Zone 5
Tree Type Shade, Ornamental & Flowering
Size Range Large Tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height 30'
Mature Spread 30'
Shape Round
Foliage Color Purple in Spring - Changing to Green in Summer
Fall Color Yellow/Gold
Flower Color White
Decorative Fruit None
Landscape Uses Shade
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Tolerance Adaptable
Standout Feature Purple Leaves in Spring, White flowers, Adaptable