A large shrub or small tree, Desert Willow are usually multi-stemmed with narrow, willow-like leaves on arching to slightly weeping branches. Clusters of bell- shaped flowers in white, burgundy or pink bloom in late spring and sporadically later in the season. Prefers well drained soil. Very drought tolerant once established and has excellent wind resistance.
Type of Plant: Deciduous Ornamental Tree
Distinguishing Characteristics: Very drought tolerant with willow-like foliage
Water Use: Low
Flower Color: Various
Sun/Location: Full Sun
Approximate Height at Maturity*: 15'
Approximate Spread at Maturity*: 15'
Tree Shape: Multi-stemmed tree with narrow, willow-like leaves on arching to slightly weeping branches
*Under average conditions in Northern New Mexico