Flowering Trees

Common Name Botanical Name Description
Bradford Pear Pyrus Calleryana Limbs may become brittle
Indian Bear Tree Catalpa Speciosia Large pods hang late in summer
Redbud Cercis Occidentalis Early blooming tree
Desert Willow Chilopsis Linearis Native desert species
Chitalpa Chiltalpa Tashkentenis "Pink Dawn" Stuggles with mid-summer heat
Crape Myrtle Lagerstroemia Indica Adapted well to St. George
Idaho Locust Robinia Ambiqua Idahoensis May become quite larger
Japanese Pagoda (Chinese Scholar) Sophora Japonica Small yellow flowering tree
Chaste Tree Vitex agnus- castus Well adapted to desert, spreading habit