Lavender Twist Redbud

General Information

Lavender Twist Redbud features heart shaped, dark green leaves that grow on weeping branches. It was developed as a weeping version of the Eastern Redbud.  Its weeping branches create an umbrella affect. Lavender pink blooms cover the tree before the foliage emerges in early spring.  It is a slow growing, hardy tree. The early spring foliage emerges reddish purple, and turns yellow in the fall. In fall, the Lavender Twist Redbud produces fruit that looks like a pea pods. Great multi-season interest.  This tree was discovered at the home of Connie Covey in Westfield, New York, in 1991. Plant this attractive tree as a focal point of your landscape. Great for patio areas or small gardens.  

Additional Information

Cercis canadensis ‘Covey’ can be grown in Full to Part Sun. Plant in part shade in hot climates.  It will grow 4 to 5 feet tall and spread 5 to 7 feet.  Plant in zones 5 to 9. Deer resistant.  Attracts hummingbirds. Tolerates black walnuts.  Tolerates clay soil.

Care & Shipping Notes

Grow in average, well drained soil.   The Lavender  Twist Redbud does not transplant well.  It will do best if planted as a young tree, and not moved. The central trunk can be staked to promote upright growth. Canker, verticillium wilt, dieback, leaf spots, mildew and blights may be problems. Tree hoppers, leaf hoppers, caterpillars, borers, web worms and scale may be occasional pests. NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.

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Mature Width 5 to 7 Feet
Mature Height 4 to 5 Feet
Light Full to Part Sun
Planting Zone 5 to 9

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