Cercis canadensis

Eastern Redbud, Redbud

Family: Fabaceae Pea

Type Tree
USDA Hardiness range 4B - 9A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Lavender, pink, purple
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, standard, specimen, street tree, woodland garden
Height 15' to 25' / 4.60m to 7.60m
Spread 15' to 35' / 4.60m to 10.60m
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded, vase
Attributes and features Attracts birds, native to North America, invasive