Weeping Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis Lavender Twist®)

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Lavender Twist®
Cultivar name: 'Covey'
General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 4-10ft (A slow growing, manageable specimen)
Plant Spread: 4-10ft
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Other: Rich green heart-shaped leaves turning yellow in Fall.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Lavender pink, Rosy-pink, Magenta
Flower Time: Other: April
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Hummingbirds
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP10,328 (1998)
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Lilydaydreamer On July 13, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
Storm damaged top 2 branches
One is removed, need to watch other one
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