Eastern redbud

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    Eastern redbud @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)
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    Eastern redbud @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)

Basic information

Flower Name
Eastern redbud
Formal Name
Cercis canadensis 'forest pansy'
Alias
Eastern redbud
Habitat
gardening variety with dark purple leaves
Morph
cold-tolerant, deciduous small/tree

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What is Eastern redbud

Eastern redbud 'Forest Pansy'(scientific name: Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy') is a gardening variety with dark purple leaves of C. canadensis which is a cold-tolerant, deciduous small/tree ". The leaves of C. canadensis are heart-shaped. The leaves of C. canadensis are usually yellow-green in colour, but the flowers of C. canadensis 'Forest Pansy' are dark purple in colour. In summer, the leaves turn from dark purple to a dark purple-green color. In spring, it produces smaller, dark pink, butterfly-shaped flowers than C. canadensis. Its branches have a tendency to spread out horizontally and need to be pruned when necessary. After flowering, it forms a pod and hangs on the tree and dies. There is a dwarf variety of C. canadensis called Cercis canadensis 'Avondale', which has dense flowers.

Common name: Eastern redbud 'Forest Pansy', scientific name: Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy', also known as American hanazuo 'Forest Pansy' (Japanese), Redbud ' Forest Pansy', Canada redbud 'Forest Pansy', Origin: Horticultural variety, native to Canada and other parts of North America, Tree height: 6-10 m, Leaf color: dark purple, Leaf height: 7-12 cm, Leaf inflorescence: alternate, leaf margin: full margin, flower diameter: 1.5 cm, flowering season: March-April, flower color: dark pink, fruit length: 5-10 cm. 

Detailed information

Order
Fabales
Family
Fabaceae
Genus
Cercis
Species
C. canadensis 'Forest Pansy''
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Head
Petal shape
Butterfly
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
GardenBotanic garden
Color
Pink
Season
MarApr
Height
600 ~ 1000 [cm]
Diameter
1.5 ~ 1.5

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