Forest Pansy Redbud
Forest Pansy Redbud
Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'Item #2358 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9
Beautiful landscape tree valued for its brilliant scarlet-purple color to new foliage, maturing to maroon. Rosy-pink flowers on bare branches bridge the gap between winter and spring! Deciduous.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:SER-sis kan-a-DEN-sisPlant type:TreeDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:RoundGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate grower to 20 ft. tall, 25 ft. wide.Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Bird Friendly, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Year-round InterestFoliage color:PurpleBlooms:Early SpringFlower color:PinkFlower attributesShowy FlowersDesign IdeasAs a native of the eastern U.S., Forest Pansy makes a perfect candidate for wildlife gardens and all native and naturalized landscapes. Add to beds and borders or create a long range focal point. Redbuds offer four seasons of change so use them in multiples in front yard foundation plantings for an eye catching display. Their small stature makes them a comfortable fit in both small urban gardens or large estates.Companion PlantsWitch Hazel (Hamamelis); Snowberry (Symphoricarpos); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Oak Leaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia)
- CareCare InformationFollow 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.Pruning time: winter.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
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