Cercis canadensis (Merlot Redbud)
Cercis x 'Merlot' (Merlot Redbud)
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Cercis canadensis 'Merlot'

Merlot Redbud

Plant Type: Native

Patent: PP#22297

Dark purple foliage that lasts into summer gives dramatic impact in the landscape.  Grows best in the sun.

  • A canadensis and texensis cross creates a more drought tolerant cultivar
  • Leathery, dark purple new growth
  • Purplish-red flowers show off in the spring

Size Plant SKU Size      
#15 09/01/22   Please Login for Ordering
2" B&B   Please Login for Ordering
2.5" B&B   Please Login for Ordering

Mature Height:

15-25 ft

Mature Spread:

15-25 ft

Zone:

5-9

Cercis canadensis 'Merlot' Characteristics & Attributes:

Part Sun
Sun
Part Shade
Spring
Well-Drained
Average Water
Heat Tolerant
Native
Great Foliage
Low Maintenance
Landscape Characteristics
Foliage Color
Branch Structure
Flowers
Specialty Use
Woodland Garden
Classification by Use
Color Impact
Native
Habit
Spreading
Upright
Foliage
Deciduous
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Fall
Summer
Growth Rate
Moderate
Foliage Color
Green
Purple