Cercis canadensis var. texensis 'Oklahoma'Item #2357 USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
A wonderful landscape specimen valued for its profusion of vibrant, petite, purple-red flowers that cloak the bare branches to bridge the gap between winter and spring! Lustrous heart-shaped foliage emerges with a soft pink tinge as the flowers fade then matures to a rich green. May develop as a multi-trunk tree. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing; reaches 15 ft. tall and wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:SER-sis REN-i-form-is teck-SEN-sisPlant type:TreeDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:RoundGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 15 ft. tall and wide.Special features:Bird Friendly, Compact Form, Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native SelectionFoliage color:GreenBlooms:Early SpringFlower color:PurpleFlower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsDogwood (Cornus); Wisteria (Wisteria); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Magnolia (Magnolia); Oak Leaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea)
- CareCare InformationPrefers 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.Pruning time: winter.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.