Plant Information Index: Redbud, Lavender Twist Weeping

Redbud, Lavender Twist Weeping

Lavender Twist Weeping Redbud

Description:  The Lavender Twist Weeping Redbud tree, at is sure to attract the eye. The reddish-purple bud opens to a rosy lavender-pink flower in early spring. The umbrella shaped tree accentuates the weeping, twisted branches tipping towards the ground. They flower in early spring. The shape of the fruit looks like a pea pod. The seed pods develop in October and usually stay on throughout the winter and adding winter interest. Leaves are heart shaped, when emerging in the spring are reddish-purple changing to a dark lustrous green in the summer and then to a yellow fall color.

Common Name:  Lavender Twist Weeping Redbud

Scientific Name: Cercis canadensis 'Lavender Twist'

Type:  Deciduous, Tree

Exposure: Full Sun - Partial Shade

Size: 5-6' height, 3-4' spread

Foliage Color:  Dark Green

Bloom Color: Lavender

Bloom Period: Early Spring

Landscape Use:  Containers, Planters, Entryway, Focal Point Specimen, Foundation, Garden Pond, Landscape Beds, Outdoor Living Areas

Soil:  Well-Drained

Zone:  5 - 9

Growth Rate:  Moderate

Companion Plants:White Dogwood, Autumn Blaze Maple, Japanese Maple

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map