Cercis canadensis 'Flame Thrower'

Eastern Redbud


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Pink flowers emerge in spring prior to leaves
  • As leaves emerge they are burgundy red
  • Leaves continue to change color as they age, first yellow then green
Garden
Garden
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Full Sun
Full Sun
Spring
Spring
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Songbirds
Attracts Songbirds



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow.  Plant in full sun in average-rich soil.  Prune in early spring if desired shape or size.


Height: 15-20 ft
Spread: 12-15 ft
Price Level 1: $43.99 ea.~#3
Bloom Color: Burgundy, Green, Yellow
Zone: 5-9
Price Level 2: $99.99 ea.~#7
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Garden
  • Low Maintenance
  • Great Foliage
  • Specimen
  • Focal Point
  • Fall Color

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green
  • Burgundy
  • Yellow

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring Bloomer
  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained