#11: Eastern Redbud

Cercis canadensis (SUR-siss  kan-uh-DEN-siss)

  • Belongs to ‘pea’ family
  • Has ‘heart shaped’ leaves; Western Redbud has round leaves
  • Purple/pink flowers in spring with hanging seed pods in fall
  • Deciduous, with good fall color
  • Average height 20 to 30 feet and width 20 to 35 feet
  • 40 to 50 year life expectancy


 Flowers and Pods, Click 'once' to enlarge image


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Eastern Redbud photo

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