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Cercis canadensis 'Lavender Twist' /Lavender Twist Redbud

Cercis canadensis 'Lavender Twist'   / Cercis canadensis 'Lavender Twist'
Winter form of this weeping redbud
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Winter form of this weeping redbud

Form during the active growing season, also note small glossy leaves

Has lavender flowers in early spring

Relatively large specimen in late summer

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Scientific Name: Cercis canadensis 'Lavender Twist'
Common Name: Lavender Twist Redbud
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Lavender
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:
Landscape Categories: Bark, Trunk, and Branch Features
Comments: This is one to the two weeping forms of redbud presently available. Its unique form makes it a strong accent plant in the landscape. Autumn foliage color is quite striking, and the plant makes an impact in its deciduous state during the winter.