Redbud

Cercis canadensis Lavender Twist®

Photo/Illustration: 
Merri Oxley, Meadowbrook Nursery/We-Du Natives, www.we-du.com
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Redbud (Cercis canadensis Lavender Twist®)
SIR-sis kan-ah-DEN-sis
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.

Overview

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
Uses
Foundation Plantings,
Specimen Plant/Focal Point
Style
Formal Garden
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Type
Trees

Cercis canadensis Lavender Twist®