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Cercis canadensis Lavender Twist®

SIR-sis kan-ah-DEN-sis

This impressive tree, also known as 'Covey', takes the beautiful deep pink spring blossoms and attractive deciduous foliage of our native redbud and displays them on its weeping form. Lavender Twist® reaches 6 to 8 feet tall and 8 to 10 feet wide and makes a great specimen plant near walkways, foundation plantings, or patios.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsThis tree is a weeping form of our native redbud. It has a striking silhouette with pretty flowers and attractive foliage. 

CareProvide full sun to part shade and moist, but well-drained soil.

  • Genus : Cercis
  • Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Plant Height : 6 to 10 feet
  • Plant Width : 6 to 10 feet
  • Uses : Foundation Plantings
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Bloom Time : Late Spring, Spring
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Flower Color : Pink
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
  • Plant Type : Trees
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