Robinia x slavinii 'Hillieri'
Description: A small spiny tree with a rounded head and delicate, pale green, pinnate (feather-like) leaves. Lilac-pink, Wisteria like, pendulous and fragrant blooms are borne in late spring.
History: Bred by Hillier nursery in Hampshire about 1930. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit in 2002.
Robinia Growing Tips: Grows in moderately fertile, dry-well-drained soil. Position in full sun or dappled shade, sheltered from cold winds.
Height and Spread (after 10 years): 3m x 2m