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Indian Bean Tree
Catalpa bignonioides Aurea

A brilliant splash of golden yellow foliage throughout summer and autumn, with rich coppery red new shoots in spring. Clusters of orchid-like flowers, white with yellow and purple markings, are borne in July and August, followed by distinctive long thin bean-pods that hang from the branches in autumn.

Size after 10 years:
approximately 5m (16ft) tall by 4m (13ft) across