Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy' - Redbud
Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy' - Redbud - Photo courtesy of J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy' - Redbud

Forest Pansy Redbud

Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'

  • Red-purple, sweetpea-like flowers bloom profusely on bare branches and even on mature trunks
  • Fruit pods are brown and flat, about 5 cm long
  • Leaves emerge purple and fade as the summer season progresses
  • Upright, vase-shaped habit
  • Bloom Time: April

ZONE:
6

COLOUR:
Purple

HEIGHT:
6-7 m

SPREAD:
9-10 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Cercis tolerates varied soil conditions and pHs, but not wet soils. To promote general health, prune out dead branches. Can be a multi-stemmed clump or tree form.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
FLOWERING TIME:
Spring
Early Spring
HABIT:
Rounded
Upright
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Maroon