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Catalpa x erubescens ‘Purpurea' Purple New Growth Indian Bean Tree

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Original price $35.00 - Original price $35.00
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$35.00
$35.00 - $35.00
Current price $35.00
Selected Size: 1 gallon




Catalpa x erubescens ‘Purpurea'

Purple New Growth Indian Bean Tree Hybrid

Zones 5-10

'Purpurea' is a hybrid Indian Bean tree that is a unique hybrid between the Southern Indian Bean tree and a Chinese catalpa. The result on this tree has large purple red leaves in the spring that fade to green-red to green, with purple leaves on the new growth. Trumpet shaped blooms are almost orchid-like with white blooms that have maroon speckles and yellow accents in the throat. These later develop into bean-like features that hang from the tree. 'Purpurea' may reach 20-25 ft in 10 years. 

Trees are curvy and twisting one gallons and should be staked upright once planted. Photos by John Waskiewicz.

Limited Quantities Available !! As we have over a thousand cultivars of Japanese maples, we often do not have many of each cultivar. We recommend that you buy Japanese maples you want immediately as we often sell out of certain selections.