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Ruby Falls Weeping Redbud

Cercis canadensis 'Ruby Falls' PP #22,097

SKU
05842
A lovely compact redbud tree with a weeping canopy that is perfect for a smaller-sized landscape. An excellent specimen plant with clusters of lavender-red, sweet pea-like blooms in spring. Small, semi-glossy, heart-shaped leaves turn yellow in fall. Deciduous.
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Botanical PronunciationSER-sis kan-a-DEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitWeeping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Firewise, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
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 FeatureEasy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsDogwood (Cornus); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Beautyberry (Callicarpa); Maple (Acer); Snowberry (Symphoricarpos)

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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