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Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'

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More About Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy' (PP2556)

  • Red-purple, sweetpea-like flowers bloom profusely on bare branches and even on mature trunks
  • Fruit pods are brown and flat, about 5 cm long
  • Leaves emerge purple and fade as the summer season progresses
  • Upright, vase-shaped habit
  • Bloom Time: April

Zone:

6

Height:

6-7 m

Spread:

9-10 m

Colour:

Purple
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Redbud Growing and Maintenance Tips

Cercis tolerates varied soil conditions and pHs, but not wet soils. To promote general health, prune out dead branches. Can be a multi-stemmed clump or tree form.


Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy' (PP2556) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant
Seed
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring
Spring

Habit

Upright
Rounded

Foliage Color

Maroon

Landscape uses

Specimen
Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing

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