Winter hardy to USDA Zones 9-11 where it is best grown in deep, fertile, moist, well-drained soils in full sun. Propagate by seed, cuttings or air layers.
Common name: Tabebuia rosea
Color: Purplish-pink to white with yellow throat
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Height: 60.00 to 90.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
As members of the trumpet creeper family Bignoniaceae, the 150 species within the tabebuia genus are most commonly known as trumpet trees. Native to South America and Mexico, these deciduous and semi-deciduous tropical trees grow in U.S. Department of Agriculture cold hardiness zones 9 through 11, with individual species varying in preference.
Tolerant of many different soil types as long as they are well drained, the trees are drought-tolerant and resistant to most pests and diseases. Colorful tabebuia trees often provide shade cover beside decks and patios or are pruned into covering canopy shapes beside streets and sidewalks.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
Where winter hardy, this flowering tree is commonly planted as a lawn specimen. Also useful as a shade tree of street tree.
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