Cercis canadensis ‘Carolina Sweetheart’® Cercis

Cercis

Description: This lovely redbud has a beautiful umbrella-like growth habit, deciduous, often multi-trunked understory tree with a rounded crown. Rich maroon leaves unfurl in early spring, eventually becoming green with a white margin. Displays the elegant, broad, heart shaped leaves expected from a redbud tree.

History: Cercis is a genus Native to Eastern North America. A result of the combined efforts of NCNLA and NC State University.

Cercis Growing Tips: Performs best in moderately fertile well drained soils. The best flower production occurs in full sun but part shade is best in hot summer climates.

Height and Spread: 3m x 3m

Attributes

  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Interesting foliage
  • S Size: Small

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