Tabebuia impetiginosa/Pink Trumpet Tree

Tabebuia impetiginosa / Tabebuia impetiginosa
Compound leaves
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Compound leaves

Large tree growing in a southern California botanical garden in January

Old seed pods hanging on a mature tree well after blooming

This is an image of the dwarf form of the Pink Trumpet Tree (Tabebuia 'Apricot')

Foliage of the Dwarf Pink Trumpet Tree (Tabebuia 'Apricot')

Close-up image of the foliage for the Dwarf Pink Trumpet Tree

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Scientific Name: Tabebuia impetiginosa
Common Name: Pink Trumpet Tree
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Winter
Flower color: Pink
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is a spectacular tree in bloom with its clusters of pink, tubular flowers. Once the leaves drop the tree comes into flower. Keep tree soil moderately dry. The leaves are compound and the tree bark is deeply furrowed. Trees have to be several years old before they flowers.