Paulownia tomentosa 'Fast Blue'

A tree of broadly columnar habit with large dark green leaves and mauve ‘foxglove’ flowers produced in May. This selection is known for its more reliable flowering. Deciduous.

Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Wood which hasn’t hardened off before winter and exposed flower buds may be damaged by late frosts. It will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 3m in 10 years.