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Cercis occidentalis

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Rounded bluish green leaves, paler beneath; rose pink flowers in spring

Uses: Autumn color Shrub borders Spring gardens

Zones: 5-9

Description: From southwestern USA, this is a small tree or large shrub up to 15 ft (4.5 m) in height. The leathery rounded leaves are bluish green with paler undersides. Clusters of rose pink flowers are produced in spring. ZONES 5?9.

Growth Habit: Multi-stemmed habit

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