Photo by: Ken Gohring
Predominant Flower Color: White, Pink
Flower/Truss Description: Flower tubular funnel-shaped, 1"-2" across, white or pink, some with yellow blotch on upper lobe. Inflorescence a shortened raceme of 8-10 flowers.
Foliage Description: Leaves obovate occasionally oblong, broadly acute apex cuneate base, mucronate, sparse hairs, 1½"-3⅛" long, dull or glossy green.
Plant Habit: Many-stemmed shrub or small tree.
Height: 6 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -5°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Sub Genus: Pentanthera
Sub Section: Pentanthera
Geographical Origin: E N America (southern Alabama and western Georgia)