Cercis chinensis

Cercis chinensis

  • Cercis chinensis
  • Cercis chinensis
  • Cercis chinensis
  • Cercis chinensis
  • Cercis chinensis
  • Cercis chinensis
  • Flower name
    Cercis chinensis
  • Scientific name
    Cercis chinensis
  • Aliasスオウバナ, 花蘇芳, 蘇芳花
  • Place of originChina to Korean peninsula
  • Place of floweringGarden, Park
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June

What is Cercis chinensis

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.


  • Eye
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Cercis
  • Species
    C. chinensis
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Butterfly shape
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typecold-resistant deciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 600.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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