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Locust 'Purple Robe'

Robinia x ambigua 'Purple Robe'
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Beautiful, pendulous clusters of pink-purple flowers bloom mid spring. New foliage emerges with a red hue, aging to green. Upright, rounded growth habit. Excellent in waterwise landscapes and larger spaces.

Plant with Golden Euonymus


  • Landscape Size: 30'-40' tall, 20'-30' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Sunset Zone: 2-24
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Rounded
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Deciduous, Showy Flowers, Attracts Birds, Fragrant, Waterwise

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Flourishes in enriched, well draining soil. Prune to maintain shape and structure after bloom. Feed with a tree and shrub fertilizer in early spring before new growth emerges. Keep suckers and seedlings in check.



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