Cercis canadensis Forest Pansy

  • Description
A small open habit tree with a broad round head. Heart shaped leaves are purple red and appear after the magenta flowers bloom on bare branches in early spring. Excellent small specimen tree suited to smaller gardens. Tolerates Clay soil but avoid wet or poorly drained soils.  Deciduous.
Height x Width 4 x 3
Height Range Small 1-5m
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Tree
Shape / Habit Spreading
Country of Origin North America
Similar to Consider Prunus Thundercloud, Fagus Riversii, Fagus Sylv Purp, Acer Tamuke Yama, Fraxinus Raywoodii, Acer Bloodgood.
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Purple Red
Deciduous Leaf Colour Purple Red
  • Flower
Flower Colour Magenta
Fragrant? No
  • Uses
Specimen Yes
Accent Yes
Note: Growth, height and information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.