Cercis canadensis ‘Hearts of Gold’

eastern redbud

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.

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