Botanical Name: Tabebuia impetiginosa Add
Common Name: Purple or Pink Trumpet Tree  
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type



Height Range

12-25', 25-40'


Flower Color

Gold, Yellow


Flower Season

Winter, Spring


Leaf Color

Dark Green


Bark Color



Fruit Color



Fruit Season



Full, Half



Low, Medium, Extra in Summer


Growth Rate

Moderate, Slow


Soil Type

Sandy, Loam, Unparticular


Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained, Moist


Soil pH



Adverse Factors


Design Styles

Mediterranean, Ranch, Spanish, Tropical


Accenting Features

Multi-trunk Tree, Showy Flowers, Silhouette, Specimen, Standard, Unusual Shape


Seasonal Interest

Winter, Spring


Location Uses

Background, Entry, Patio, Park, Raised Planter


Special Uses

Small Spaces


Attracts Wildlife


Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor
  • Description

  • Notes

This semi-evergreen tree will grow 25'-50' tall and has small, dark green leaves with white to light pink and purple flowers that bloom in late winter and spring.
Planting Instructions: 1. Dig a hole 2 times the width and 1 and 1/2 times the height of the container. 2. Set rootball at ground level. 3. Prepare soil mix of equal parts soil and soil amendment. 4. Backfill with amended soil. 5. Build Basin and water.