Desert Willow | Drought Tolerant Trees
The Desert Willow (Chilopsis linearis) is a hardy tree that performs well in Southern California and requires minimal maintenance. Adapted to desert washes, it does best with just enough water to keep it blooming and healthily green through the warm months.
Moist to dry soil
Full sun to partial shade
24-36 inches per season
Spring or Summer
Showy, lavender, pink, red, rose or white
Very large brown capsule
Pest & Disease
Susceptible to Root Rot
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