Redbud (Cercis canadensis)
- SCIENTIFIC NAME: Cercis canadensis
- PLANT TYPE: Tree
- SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: (SER-sis ka-na-DEN-sis)
- TAGS: Plant Tags: bees and edible flowers. Plant Types: Tree.
Sun to part sun; dry to moist soil but cannot tolerate soggy soil; acid to alkaline soil. Quite a few cultivars are available in the nursery trade including ‘Forest Pansy’ which has purplish foliage.