Catalpa erubescens 'Purpurea'
Emerging shoots are black-purple and gradually change to dark green. Large, deciduous tree with bell-shaped white flowers, and large leaves.
Adaptive, does well in full sun. Prefers well drained soils.
30-50' at maturity
30' at maturity
Small clusters of white bell like flowers. Sometimes spotted with yellow and purple.
Large, simple, ovate
Grayish brown, growing ridged and furrowed with age.
A hybrid that is formed from C. ovata and C. bignonioides cross.