Scientific Name: Paulownia tomentosa Form: Round
Common Name:princess tree, empress tree Texture:Coarse
Family Name:PaulowniaceaeHabit: Dense, Spreading
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):10 - 15m x 10 - 15m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Panicle, Violet, Yellow, Apr- May
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Jul- Aug
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Sheltered
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant
Key ID Features:Leaves large, heart-shaped, peach fuzz on underside; bark has stretch marks; inflorescence panicle with large showy, violet yellow florets. Winter ID: flower buds large, fuzzy, in clusters; persistent brown, oval, pointed capsules.