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Indian bean tree, Southern catalpa, Golden-leaved catalpa, Smoking bean, Indian cigar, Bean tree
Catalpa bignonioides (Indian bean tree). This is a spreading upright rounded tree, The heart-shaped leaves are large, bold and mid green in colour. The flowers are white and spotted yellow-brown, trumpet-shaped and fragrant; they will bloom in late spring to early summer. They are followed by long, thin 13-18inch thin bean pods.
They are fully hardy and will prefer full sun with deep fertile, well drained but not too dry soil.
Hardy specimen, ornamental bold leaves, fragrance, shade.