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Chitalpa x 'NCXC1'
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Root Pouch 2 gallon - 18-24 inches tall (SKU: 15997)
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List Price $95.00 Per Plant  In Stock

Root Pouch 5 gallon - 3-4 ft tall (SKU: 16239)
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Proven Winners® Color Choice® Plant Collection

Hardiness Zone: 6-9   ·   Mature Height: 10-15 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 4-6 Feet

Buy El Niño™ Chitalpa online. El Niño™ Chitalpa is yet another amazing introduction by Dr. Tom Ranney from North Carolina State University! This hybrid tree features dark purple flowers that produced on the ends of the branches in late spring to early summer. Long and thin leaves appear in early spring. This plant's true claim to fame? It's one of the few dwarf cultivars of Chitalpa. Perfect for small, sunny spaces as a specimen!

Family: Bignoniaceae · Common Name: Chitalpa

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

EL NIÑO™ CHITALPA Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
Bark Type*
Flower Color*
Dark Pink
Flower Type*
Growth Habit*
Dwarf/Small Growing
Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
Leaf Color Fall*
Leaf Color Spring*
Leaf Color Summer*
Leaf Type*
Plant Type*
Preferred Planting Season*
Fall Planting
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Propagation Methods*
Cuttings or Divisions
Exposure (Short)
Full Sun

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EL NIÑO™ CHITALPA Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

Chitalpa is easy to grow and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.

Interesting Notes About EL NIÑO™ CHITALPA

Flowers are similar to azalea blooms, and provide nectar for hummingbirds and butterflies.