Lavender Twist® Redbud

Cercis canadensis 'Covey'

SKU
1785
Rosy-pink flowers completely clothe the bare, slightly twisted weeping branches in early spring followed by rich green heart-shaped leaves. A slow growing, managable specimen for large or small gardens. Pendulous branches create an umbrella form 5 to 6 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide. Full sun. Deciduous.
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Botanical PronunciationSER-sis kan-a-DEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitWeeping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureDelightful Specimen Tree

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.

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