northern-catalpa

Botanical Name Catalpa speciosa
Common Name Northern Catalpa
Plant Type Tree (native)
Hardiness Zone 4-8
Height 40-70 ft.
Spread 20-50 ft.
Habit irregular, decurrent canopy
Exposure full sun to part shade
Bloom Type May-June
Bloom Color white with purple & yellow
Flower showy
Autumn/Winter Intrest long, dangling seed pods
Suggested Use naturalized areas
Locations Mile High Falls Midway
Notes This Midwest native tree grows 40 to 60 feet tall, with a narrow, open, irregularly rounded crown and spreading branches. It has large, heart-shaped leaves and large clusters of fragrant, white flowers.
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