Varieties of Redbuds- Cercis canadensis!
REDBUDS- Their bright purple flowers let you know for sure that spring is here! For those of you who have used Cercis Canadensis in your landscape (Eastern Redbud) there are some exciting varieties that you should know about:
'Traveler"- Dwarf weeping form- same great purple flowers, but smaller weeping habit.
'Forest Pansy': Large burgundy heart shaped leaves.
'Hearts of Gold'- Large yellow heart shaped leaves. Beautiful coloring! Developed here in NC.
'Tennessee Pink' - Has pink flowers in early spring.
These varieties are well suited to the Triad area and do well in part sun/and shadier conditions. They withstand a variety of soils and are a nice addition to any landscape!