Flower Database

Cercis chinensis

Basic information
Flower Name
Cercis chinensis
Formal Name
Cercis chinensis
Alias
花蘇芳, 蘇芳花
Habitat
China to Korean peninsula
Morph
cold-resistant deciduous shrub
Comment
Chinese redbud (scientific name: Cercis chinensis) is native to China and the Korean Peninsula, and is a cold-resistant deciduous shrub of the family Fabaceae. Before the leaves come out, it makes bloom purplish red flowers directly from the branches. Flower name is based on the similarity of the color dyed with the red dye "Zuou" and the flower color of this flower. The leaves are yellow green and heart shaped. The bark is taken as a traditional Chinese medicine. In the same genus Hanazu, the leaves turn red {{American Hana Ozawa}} (America Hana Suishi).
Common name: Chinese redbud, scientific name: Cercis chinensis, Place of origin: China to Korean Peninsula, tree height: 2 to 6 m, leaf color: green, leaf shape: heart shape, leaf margin: entire, flower season: April to June, flower color: purplish red · white, flower size: 2 cm, flower shape: bean type, fruit period: October.
Detailed information
Order
Fabales
Family
Fabaceae
Genus
Cercis
Species
C. chinensis
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Head
Petal shape
Butterfly
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden park
Color
Pink, White
Season
Apr May Jun
Height
200  ~ 600  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 2