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Lavender Twist® Redbud

Cercis canadensis 'Covey'

SKU
01785
Rosy lavender-pink flowers completely cover bare, slightly contorted, weeping branches in early spring. This truly unique selection can develop a beautiful umbrella of cascading branches covered in heart-shaped leaves if trained when young. A captivating small specimen tree for a focal point in a shrub border or entryway. Deciduous.
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Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.

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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
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsWitch Hazel (Hamamelis); Snowberry (Symphoricarpos); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa); Oak Leaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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