Young Desert Willow Tree | Chitalpa tashkentensis ‘Summer Bells’


Did you know that the Chitalpa tashkentensis 'Summer Bells' blooms for about 2 to 3 weeks and that the plant can flower twice in a growing season? And this with orchid-like pink flowers that have a yellow calyx.

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Can be planted throughout the year

Total Height

The Chitalpa tashkentensis 'Summer Bells,' also known as the Desert Willow, is a small tree or shrub that can reach a maximum height of 8 meters.


Leaf Form and Leaf Color

Characteristic of this species is the elongated and narrow leaf, which has a matte green color.



The flowering of the Chitalpa tashkentensis 'Summer Bells' is also unique. In June/August, orchid-like pink flowers with a yellow calyx appear on the plant. The flowering lasts about 2 to 3 weeks, and the plant can bloom up to 2 times in a growing season.


Butterflies and Bees

The flowers have a sweet scent, making them a good food source for butterflies and bees.


Location/Soil Type

The Chitalpa tashkentensis 'Summer Bells' is a relatively rare plant that prefers full sun on fertile, well-draining soil. It does not tolerate compaction around the roots.


Why Choose a Young Tree from Amitis

  • Easy to plant yourself due to the compact size and light weight
  • Conveniently delivered to your home in a sturdy packaging
  • Experience the growth and development of your own tree
  • Easy to maintain
  • Cultivate the size and growth form you are looking for
  • Attain mature size within a short time
  • Can be planted year-round as everything is delivered in pots
  • No root loss and better chances of establishment as everything is pot-grown
  • Cost-effective purchase
  • Fresh, healthy plants directly from the grower



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  • Mature Height

    5-6 meters
  • Flower color

    Light pink
  • Flowering months

  • Location

    Sun-semi shade
  • Fruits

  • Evergreen

    Not wintergreen
  • Winter hardiness

  • Leaf color in summer

  • Leaf color in autumn



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