Cercis canadensis var. texensis 'Oklahoma'
Pronunciation: SER-sis kan-a-DEN-sis teck-SEN-sis
|Description||A wonderful landscape specimen valued for its profusion of vibrant, petite, purple-red flowers that cloak the bare branches to bridge the gap between winter and spring! Lustrous heart-shaped foliage emerges with a soft pink tinge as the flowers fade then matures to a rich green. May develop as a multi-trunk tree. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 15 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Companion Plants||Dogwood (Cornus); Wisteria (Wisteria); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Magnolia (Magnolia); Oak Leaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea)|
|Care||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: 6-9
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