TREE: Cercis canadensis (Eastern Redbud) – blooms April

Cercis canadensis

Eastern redbud tree (Cercis canadensis) Photo ©2016 Dina Lehmann

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Copious clusters of fabulous pink to fuchsia flowers hug bare branches in early spring giving way to heart-shaped leaves. This Pea family member often grows as an understory tree in mixed forests in the Mid-Atlantic Region* from southern Pennsylvania through Virginia. The Virginia Native Plant Society named Eastern Redbud as Wildflower of the Year for 2013.

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