California Redbud (Cercis canadensis var. orbiculata)

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Botanical names:
Cercis canadensis var. orbiculata Accepted
Cercis orbiculata Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 6 to 20 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Other: 2 to 4 inch dry, flat bean-like pods; each containing 7 seeds.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Pollinators: Bumblebees
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

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