Redbud, Lavender Twist Weeping
Description: The Lavender Twist Weeping Redbud tree, at is sure to attract the eye. The reddish-purple bud opens to a rosy lavender-pink flower in early spring. The umbrella shaped tree accentuates the weeping, twisted branches tipping towards the ground. They flower in early spring. The shape of the fruit looks like a pea pod. The seed pods develop in October and usually stay on throughout the winter and adding winter interest. Leaves are heart shaped, when emerging in the spring are reddish-purple changing to a dark lustrous green in the summer and then to a yellow fall color.
Common Name: Lavender Twist Weeping Redbud
Scientific Name: Cercis canadensis 'Lavender Twist'
Type: Deciduous, Tree
Exposure: Full Sun - Partial Shade
Size: 5-6' height, 3-4' spread
Foliage Color: Dark Green
Bloom Color: Lavender
Bloom Period: Early Spring
Landscape Use: Containers, Planters, Entryway, Focal Point Specimen, Foundation, Garden Pond, Landscape Beds, Outdoor Living Areas
Zone: 5 - 9
Growth Rate: Moderate
Companion Plants: White Dogwood, Autumn Blaze Maple, Japanese Maple