Spring Flowering Bulbs

Cercis chinensis Don Egolf

Dwarf Redbud

Type: Shrubs
Height: Tall 8-10' (Plant 10' apart)
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones: 6-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic
Flower / Accent: Rose / Rose
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
A non-seeding compact redbud from the National Arboretum. This shrub is completely engulfed in rosy mauve flowers in early Spring before the leaves appear. Great for smaller sites; and such a wonderful performer and welcome sight in spring.

Features to Note:

  • For a Sunny Spot

Cercis General Information:

Cercis are deciduous shrubs with impressive flowering. Branches covered from tip to the ground with blossoms in early spring. Needs a well drained soil. Will tolerate an acidic soil.

Cercis Plant Care:

No pruning necessary. OK to shape or remove any frost damaged shoots in early summer. Mature specimens do not transplant well, due to the deep tap root.

$15.95 ea.
(3+) $15.50 ea.
Spring 2014
Plant Code: CEDE