Cercis occidentalis

Western Redbud, California Redbud

Family: Fabaceae Pea

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 5A - 9A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Lavender, pink
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Specimen
Height 10' to 20' / 3.00m to 6.00m
Spread 10' to 20' / 3.00m to 6.00m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Vase
Attributes and features Native to North America