Follow up on Wild Orchid tree

I sent the photo to Tucson and received an immediate reply. Thank you Michael.

that is a desert willow (Chilopsis linearis).  It is not a true willow.  It is native to Arizona and much of the Southwest, and is also used a lot in horticulture.

Michael Chamberland
Director of Horticulture
Tucson Botanical Gardens
520-326-9686 ex 17

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