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Flame Thrower® Redbud

Cercis canadensis 'NC2016-2' PP #31,260

SKU
43875
Light-pink spring flowers are followed by an ever-changing display of colorful foliage that continues all the way to fall. New foliage emerges burgundy, fades to yellow, and matures to green. Branches display all the colors at once for a stunning effect. A wonderful landscape specimen. Deciduous.
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5-9

Good to grow! 8

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Full sun, Partial sun

Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationSER-sis kan-a-DEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityReaches 15 to 20 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide in 10 years.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseAccent, Shade Tree
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsAutumn Sage (Savlia greggii); Penstemon (Penstemon); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Spanish Lavender (Lavandula stoechas)

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. Prune in late winter or early spring, removing dead or crossing branches.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 8

Good to grow!