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.
Print Version: Cercis canadensis, Eastern Redbud
Learn more about other Mid-Atlantic plants: Tried and True Plant Fact Sheets