Eastern Redbud - Cercis canadensis

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A small deciduous tree with a rounded to broad shape and flat top. Upright branching. Wide heart-shaped leaves emerge bright green tinged red and mature to a dark green. Rosy-pink flowers appear on bare branches in early spring. Very showy.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
20-30'
Spread: 
20'+
Flower Colors: 
Pink
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Fall Colour
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 5
Average: 4.5 (2 votes)

Prefers moist, well-drained soil but is adaptable to most soils that are not permanently wet. 

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