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Redbud, Forest Pansy

Cercis canadensis (Redbud, Forest Pansy)
Cersis canadensis 'Forest Pansy' Forest Pansy Redbud 2" B&B

Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'

Forest Pansy Redbud ia a smaller growing, deciduous tree whith very handsome, purple, heart shaped leaves and deep rose pink flowers in late winter to early spring. The new growth is a shimmering reddish purple but tends to fade as it matures. This form is an excellent plant to use as a specimen. It may also be used to add color to a mixed border, and in a naturalizing setting.

Deep rose pink flowers
Great reddish purple foliage
Smaller growing
Excellent specimen

Height

20-30 Feet

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Spread

25-35 Feet


Interesting Notes

Found as a seedling in 1947 at Forest Nursery, McMinnville, TN.

 


USDA Hardiness Zone 4 to 9

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Specimen
Great Foliage
Exposure
Sun
Foliage Color
Burgundy
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average