Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Purple Robe’
Purple Robe Black Locust
Spring Foliage: purple, blue-green
Fall Foliage: yellow
Flower: violet, pea-like
Fruit: 2"-4" brown pod
Purple tinted new growth matures to a dull, blue-green on pinnately compound leaves. Beautiful, violet pea-like, fragrant flowers bloom in pendulous clusters in late May to early June for about a week.