Paulownia – Royal Empress tree


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Paulownia tomentosa

Growing in Phoenix: The paulownia has a majestic striking presence in any garden. It is also known as an Empress tree. This tree is native to Central and West China. The tree produces a mass of flowers of lilac-blue. The interior throat of the flower has darker blue spots and streaks of yellow. They resemble foxgloves. They smell like vanilla and are an absolute thrill for the senses when in bloom. This is a fast-growing tree, it can grow 8-10ft in a year. It is a beautiful and functional shade option tree and does well in full sun. It is deciduous, expect it to die back almost completely the first winter. No winter protection is needed.

See the planting and care guide page for planting and watering instructions.

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1 gallon, 5 gallon, 15 gallon