About Southern Catalpa at OSU's Landscape Plants site
Native to Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi.
Can reach 90’ but more often not over 50’.
Large leaves (8” long) are fuzzy beneath, heartshaped and have an unpleasant odor when crushed.
Tubular flowers in fragrant 8” clusters, white with yellow and purple spotty throats that appear in mid-July.
Seeds look like a long string bean (8-15”) and persists in winter.
Uncommon in Portland.