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

Tabebuia impetiginosa, Handroanthus heptaphyllus

Dwarf Pink Tabebuia, Ant Wood
Family: Bignoniaceae
Origin: Tropical America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersDeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Tabebuia is a genus containing around 100 species, many widely used in hot-weather gardens everywhere. T. impetiginosa is a small tree which may be leafless when in flower. The bright rose-pink to light purple flowers may totally cover the tree in spring. A good choice for small yards or potting culture.

Tabebuia is a native Brazilian word meaning "ant wood", as ants live in the hollow dead twigs.

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Diana Newton FORT LAUDERDALE, florida, USAUSDA Zone:11(28 Aug 2012
I have a dwarf pink flowering trumpet tree and I have it growing in full sun with sprinklers watering moderately each morning. My tree is developing a sooty look on its trunk (sooty mould?) My tree does not look robust and when it comes time for flowering it is a very sad sight with 5 -6 single blooms on the whole tree! I fertilize with a constant release fertilizer every 4 months, should I prune it? Also I'm wondering if ants could be in the roots...would this cause these problems?
I would appreciate any help or comments if anyone knows what I need to do to show off this poor beautiful tree's full glory

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