Redbud, Lavender Twist Weeping
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
Zone:† 5 - 9
Growth Rate:† Moderate
Companion Plants:White Dogwood, Autumn Blaze Maple, Japanese Maple