Cercis occidentalis

  • Cercis occidentalis  western redbud
  • Cercis occidentalis  western redbud
  • Cercis occidentalis  western redbud
  • Cercis occidentalis  western redbud
  • Cercis occidentalis  western redbud
  • Cercis occidentalis  western redbud
  • Cercis occidentalis  western redbud
western redbud

Beautiful in all its seasons, the native redbud is well worth growing. Highly ornamental multi-trunked shrub or small tree 6 - 20 ft. tall and wide. Masses of brilliant rose-purple blossoms in early spring followed by conspicuous long seed pods that start out lime green and age to purple-brown. The rounded heart-shaped leaves emerge apple green and develop to bluish-green. In colder areas, the leaves take a nice fall color of yellow or red. The smooth silvery-gray branches are picturesque in the winter landscape. Plant in full sun to light shade with good drainage. Drought tolerant. Important nectar and pollen source for bees. Attracts hummingbirds too.

Call to confirm current supply. Availability as of September 5, 2019:

Sorry; this plant is out of stock at present.