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Cercis canadensis Lavender Twist® (Redbud)

Cercis canadensis Lavender Twist® Photo/Illustration: Merri Oxley, Meadowbrook Nursery/We-Du Natives, www.we-du.com


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Cercis canadensis Lavender Twist® SIR-sis kan-ah-DEN-sis Common Name: Redbud Synonyms: 'Covey' Genus: Cercis
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 characteristics: This tree is a weeping form of our native redbud. It has a striking silhouette with pretty flowers and attractive foliage. 
Care: Provide full sun to part shade and moist, but well-drained soil.
Height 6 ft. to 10 ft.
Spread 6 ft. to 10 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Low
Characteristics Native; Showy Flowers
Bloom Time Late Spring; Spring
Flower Color Pink Flower
Uses Foundation Plantings, Specimen Plant/ Focal Point
Style Formal Garden
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest
Type Trees

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