Cercis canadensis ‘NC2016-2’ (Flame Thrower®)

(Flame Thrower Redbud)


$129.99


Hardiness Zones:

 5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

Flame Thrower® Eastern Redbud came from JC Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh, NC. The striking foliage emerges reddish burgundy and rapidly matures to yellow and green, giving a multicolor effect. The pink blooms appear on the bare stems before the foliage emerges. A really striking small specimen tree, especially in late spring and early summer.

Description

Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Part shade is best in hot climates. Performs best in moderately fertile soils with regular and consistent moisture.

Additional information

Common Name

Flame Thrower Redbud

Botanical Name

Cercis canadensis 'NC2016-2'

Container/Amount

10 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Sun

Height

15-20'

Width

15-20'

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

March/April

Flower Color

Rose purple

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

Burgundy, yellow, and green

Deer Resistant

Yes

Fall Color

Yellow

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