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 regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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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.
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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