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Chilopsis spp.

Chilopsis linearis 3 by Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering

Expected size





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Chilopsis Overview

Chilopsis is a genus with 1 species, Chilopsis linearis. It is also known as Desert Willow due to its willow-like foliage and dependent on how tall individuals grow, they are classed as either shrubs or small trees. Grown for their big, showy, often pink or white flowers and tendency to do well in warm, dry conditions and multiple cultivars exist. This genus has also been hybridised with the closely related genus Catalpa.

Special features of Chilopsis

Attractive flowers


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