Chorisia insignis

White Silk Floss Tree

They flower in the fall when little else is in bloom. Their trunks, with their prominent thick spines, have a primitive look. The silky seed floss was once used for stuffing pillows in their native South America. Needs good drainage.
Chorisia insignis, White Silk Floss Tree
Big flowers 6 inches across in white to yellow, instead of pink like the more commonly planted Chorisia speciosa.

Attributes - Chorisia insignis

Plant Type: Tree

Bloom Season: Early Fall through Mid Winter

Flower Color: White, Yellow

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 30 ft. to 50 ft.

Width: 25 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 9, 10

Notes: Thrives in Hot Climates. Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.

Related Plants

Chorisia speciosa
 
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