Cercis canadensis ‘Vanilla Twist’® Red Bud

Description: A cross between Cercis varieties 'Covey' and 'Royal White', Eastern Redbud 'Vanilla Twist' possesses the best qualities of both parents. A striking small tree with pronounced weeping habit, cascading bare branches become a mass of stunning white pea-shaped blossom in early spring. Charming heart-shaped leaves fill the tree as blooms fade and remain light green throughout the season.

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: 2m x 1.5m

Attributes

  • Flowering month: April
  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • S Size: Small
  • Tree shape: Weeping
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Replacement prune
  • Drought tolerant
  • Prefers full sun

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