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Cercis canadensis 'Covey' /Lavender Twist Redbud

Cercis canadensis 'Covey'   / Cercis canadensis 'Covey'
Unique, sculptural form of this special selection of redbud
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Unique, sculptural form of this special selection of redbud

Specimen in spring flower

Autumn color

A specimen plant growing at the North Carolina Arboretum near Asheville, NC

Full, dense foliage on a relatively young specimen

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Scientific Name: Cercis canadensis 'Covey'
Common Name: Lavender Twist Redbud
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: A small, weeping tree that is relatively rare. Has lavender-pink flowers. Excellent plant to feature as an accent specimen. Can be quite interesting in autumn color and in the winter deciduous state.