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Desert Willow – Chilopsis Linearis 7 Gallon

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The Desert Willow, scientifically known as Chilopsis Linearis, is a stunning and drought-tolerant native tree that thrives in arid and semi-arid regions. This perennial plant boasts graceful, willow-like foliage and produces beautiful trumpet-shaped flowers, making it a captivating addition to your landscape.


Easily grown in dry to medium moisture, slightly alkaline, well-draining soils in full sun. Once established, will tolerate drier soils and drought conditions if occasional supplemental water is provided in summer. Prune as needed when the tree is dormant from late winter into early spring. Hardy in Zones 7-9.


Typical Uses

Desert Willow is a versatile tree, suitable for a variety of landscape uses. It can be employed as an ornamental focal point in your garden or as part of a xeriscape design. Its vibrant blossoms attract pollinators, making it an excellent choice for wildlife-friendly landscapes. Additionally, it provides light shade, making it ideal for creating a comfortable outdoor retreat.


Establishment and Care Instructions

To ensure the health and longevity of your Desert Willow, follow these care instructions:

  • Plant in well-drained soil with full sun exposure.
  • Water regularly during the first year to establish roots, then reduce watering frequency.
  • Prune to shape as needed during the dormant season (late winter to early spring).
  • Apply a layer of mulch to conserve moisture and suppress weeds.

Special Features and Usage

Desert Willow offers several special features and uses:

  • Drought-Tolerant: Ideal for water-wise gardening in dry climates.
  • Attracts Wildlife: The vibrant flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies.
  • Ornamental Beauty: Graceful form and lovely blossoms add aesthetic value to your landscape.
  • Fragrant Blooms: Enjoy the pleasant fragrance of its trumpet-shaped flowers.

Enhance your outdoor space with the Desert Willow – Chilopsis Linearis in a 7 Gallon container. Order yours today and create a captivating, low-maintenance landscape that will thrive in arid conditions!



7 Gallon

Soil Moisture

Well Drained

Light Requirement

Full Sun

Water Use



Spring, Winter


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