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Cercis chinensis

Classification

Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Cercis
                        Specie: Cercis chinensis

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Deep rosy purple flowers

Uses: Autumn color Specimen tree Shade tree

Zones: 6-9

Description: From central China, this species is somewhat similar to Cercis canadensis, and distinguished mainly by the shorter leaf stalks. The flowers are a deep rosy purple, produced from late winter to early spring. It is not suitable for cold areas. ZONES

Growth Habit: Multi-stemmed with rounded crown

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