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Tabebuia impetiginosa, Handroanthus heptaphyllus, Tabebuia avellanedae, Dwarf Pink Tabebuia, Ant Wood

Tabebuia impetiginosa, Handroanthus heptaphyllus, Tabebuia avellanedae

Dwarf Pink Tabebuia, Ant Wood
Family: Bignoniaceae
Origin: Tropical America
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterRegular waterPink flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsDeciduous plant

Tabebuia impetiginosa (Dwarf Pink Tabebuia) is a deciduous plant that can reach a height of 10-20 ft. It grows best in full sun and requires little care, needing only a moderate amount of regular water once established. This attractive species is often planted in warm climates to attract hummingbirds and butterflies due to its brightly colored flowers.

Tabebuia impetiginosa is a small tree that is leafless when in flower. The bright rose-pink to light purple flowers may completely cover the tree in spring, making it a great choice for small yards or potting culture.

However, Tabebuia impetiginosa is thrives in USDA Zone 9-11. In cold regions, it's best to grow it in a container that can be brought indoors during periods of freezing temperatures. When grown in a pot, it's important to avoid overwatering as the roots can rot in soggy soil.

Overall, Tabebuia impetiginosa is an easy plant to grow and maintain, making it a great choice for hot weather gardens. Its drought tolerance and beautiful flowers make it an attractive option for gardens that don't require too much attention. Best of all, its showy blooms will attract many pollinators throughout the blooming season.

Tabebuia is a genus containing around 100 species widely used in hot-weather gardens. The name Tabebuia comes from a native Brazilian word meaning "ant wood". This is because ants live in the hollow dead twigs of the plant.

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Tabebuia impetiginosa - Dwarf Pink Tabebuia

Dwarf Pink Tabebuia. Nice small landscape with beautiful bright pink flowers with yellow throat, covering the tree before new leaves appear. Winter bloomer. Very cold hardy plant, cold hardy at least to 26F for a few hours
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