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Cercis canadensis Forest Pansy

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Wantirna
A1
Size: 40cm
Available: 5
$/Unit (EX GST): $182.18 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $200.39 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cercis canadensis Forest Pansy Eastern Redbud, Purple Redbud,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees V-Shaped

Description:
Beautiful small tree with an open, low-branching habit and large heart-shaped leaves. New spring leaves open to a shade of reddish-purple then deepen to purplish-black before fading in summer. Seasonal interest continues in Autumn when leaves turn yellow to orange before falling. Branches have a zig-zag appearance and a beautiful pink spring blossom. Elegant choice for small gardens, feature tree and bold group planting.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers a moist, well drained soil. Needs protection from hot winds and regular irrigation in dry periods. Does not transplant well. Performs best in part-shade in a sheltered position.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Fabaceae NorthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Purple, Red
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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