Redbud Cercis canadensis Lavender Twist® Photo/Illustration: Merri Oxley, Meadowbrook Nursery/We-Du Natives, www.we-du.com 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 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 Uses Foundation Plantings, Specimen Plant/Focal Point Style Formal Garden Seasonal Interest Spring Interest Type Trees Cercis canadensis Lavender Twist®View the discussion thread.