Cercis canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’ – “Eastern Redbud”

Botanical name: Cercis canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’
Common name: “Eastern Redbud”

Characteristics:

Size: 20-30′ x 25-35′
Light: Full sun/pt shade
Bloom: Apr-May

Description:

Numerous, rosy-purple, pealike flowers blanket this cultivar of our small native tree before the emergence of its brilliant, reddish-purple new foliage. An ideal companion for dogwoods, it is also quite effective as either a specimen or planted in groups.

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