• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Specimen Plant
    Blooms:
    Early Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:SER-sis kan-a-DEN-sis
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Weeping
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 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
    Companion PlantsWitch Hazel (Hamamelis); Snowberry (Symphoricarpos); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Oak Leaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Prefers deep, slightly alkaline, moist, well-drained sandy loams. Benefits from light shade in hotter regions. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth emerges in late winter to early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    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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