Deciduous, Shrubs, Trees, Flowers
Valued for flowers, fruit, foliage. Clusters of small, sweet pea–shaped, rosy to purplish pink blossoms in early–spring; where plant is adapted, blooms are borne in great profusion on bare twigs, branches, sometimes even on main trunk. Flowers are followed by clusters of flat, beanlike pods that persist into winter. Attractive broad, rounded leaves are heart shaped at base.
All redbuds provide fall color with first frost and are attractive in naturalized settings. Do any pruning in dormant season or after bloom.Cercis siliquastrum
Native toEurope and western Asia, whereit was said to be the tree onwhich Judas hanged himself.Generally shrubby, to 25 ft. talland wide; occasionally a taller,slender, single-trunk tree. Purplishrose flowers that arepretty on the tree and good insalads. Large leaves, deeplyheart-shaped at base, roundedor notched at tip. Best withsome winter chill. Occasionallydamaged by late frosts in Northwest.Resists oak root fungus.
Native toEurope and western Asia, whereit was said to be the tree onwhich Judas hanged himself.General...
B. grandis evansiana grows froma tuber to 2–3 ft. tall and wide,with branching red stems carr...
Native to mountains of medium and high deserts of California, southwestern U.S., northern Mexico. Grow...