• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    5 to 6 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Specimen Plant
    Early Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:SER-sis kan-a-DEN-sis
    Plant type:Tree
    Growth habit:Weeping
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:5 to 6 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Early Spring
    Flower color:Pink
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsWitch Hazel (Hamamelis); Snowberry (Symphoricarpos); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Oak Leaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    Planted in the garden of Miss Connie Covey, this selection was identified by Westfield Nursery in Westfield, NY in 1991, then introduced and patented by Brotzman's Nursery of Madison, Ohio in 1997. A GLEE Planetarium award winner.


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