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.