Cercis canadensis ‘Hearts of Gold’
Hardiness Zones: 5-9
Size: 15' X 18'; fast growth rate
Outstanding Features: Showy foliage all season, even in the hottest part of summer; drought tolerant; adds another 7 months of gorgeous show to the garden; new leaves are red, but quickly turn gold. Discovered in Greensboro, NC, by John & Adrienne Roethling. Small lavender pea-like flowers in early spring before leaves emerge.
Care: Full sun or part shade; leaves are green in complete shade.