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Cercis canadensis 'Merlot'

#PP22297
Cercis canadensis 'Merlot' - Merlot Eastern Redbud

Cercis canadensis 'Merlot' - Merlot Eastern Redbud

More About Cercis canadensis 'Merlot' (PP22297)

  • Rounded, spreading, compact form
  • Magenta-red, sweet pea-like flowers bloom on bare branches and even on mature trunks
  • Heart-shaped, glossy, deep purple, heat resistant leaves
  • Fall foliage is yellow
  • Bloom Time: April

Zone:

6

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

6-7 m

Colour:

Magenta
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Eastern Redbud Growing and Maintenance Tips

This cultivar has been selected for its durability in hot climates. Cercis tolerates varied soil conditions and pHs, but not wet soils. To promote general health prune out dead branches. 


Cercis canadensis 'Merlot' (PP22297) 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

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Landscape uses

Specimen
Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Cercis canadensis 'Merlot'

Cercis canadensis

Cercis canadensis

Eastern Redbud