Eastern redbud

Cercis canadensis 'forest pansy'

  • Eastern redbud
  • Eastern redbud
  • Eastern redbud
  • Eastern redbud
  • Flower name
    Eastern redbud
  • Scientific name
    Cercis canadensis 'forest pansy'
  • Aliasカナダハナズオウ, America花蘇芳, Canada花蘇芳, Eastern redbud
  • Place of origingardening variety with dark purple leaves
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

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. 


  • Order
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Cercis
  • Species
    C. canadensis 'Forest Pansy''
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Butterfly shape
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typecold-tolerant, deciduous small/tree
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height600.0 ~ 1000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 1.5 cm

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