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Cercis canadensis 'Lavender Twist®' (Covey)

#PP10328, COPF
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Cercis canadensis 'Covey' - Lavender Twist® Redbud

More About Cercis canadensis Lavender Twist® ('Covey') (PP10328, COPF)

  • Red-purple, sweet pea-like flowers bloom profusely on bare branches and even on mature trunks
  • Fruit pods are brown and flat, about 5 cm long
  • Small, green, heart-shaped leaves turn an attractive yellow in the fall
  • Upright, weeping, with a contorted stem
  • Bloom Time: April

Zone:

5

Height:

175-200 cm

Spread:

200-250 cm

Colour:

Pink (deep)
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Lavender Twist® Redbud Growing and Maintenance Tips

Cercis tolerates varied soil conditions and pHs, but not wet soils. To promote general health, prune out dead branches. 


Cercis canadensis Lavender Twist® ('Covey') (PP10328, COPF) 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

Weeping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Specimen
Woodland/woods edge

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