Location: Blake Hall, N side; Marvin Grove
Approximate blooming period: June-July

Catalpa, Catalpa speciosa

Origin: China
Habitat: Hardy to USDA Zones 4-8 
Height and Form: Deciduous, 40' to 60' tall and about half as wide, Narrow, open, irregular rounded crown; spreading branche
Foliage and Bark: 6 to 12" whorled or opposite, simple leaf; poor yellow-green to brown fall color
Flowers, Fruit, and Seeds: Upright panicle of white, bell shaped flowers with orange strips and purple spots and strips; long bean like fruit


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