Cercis chinensis  'Avondale'

Cercis chinensis  'Avondale'

A very showy cultivar, with darker pink flowers and a better form than is common for the species. Excellent for floral and foliage display in smaller parks and gardens.
  • Top 10 Trees
  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun
  • Spreading
  • Easy to Grow
  • Mulching
  • Genus

    Cercis

  • Species

    chinensis

  • Variety Type

    Ornamental

  • Variety

    Cercis

  • Foliage

    Heavily textured dark green, heart-shaped (cordate) leaves turn yellow-green to brown in autumn.

  • Climate

    Best in a position receiving full sun or part shade.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Overseas reports this tree can fruit prolifically with reddiish to brown seed pods 75-120 mm long.

  • Tree Habit

    Erect, rounded large shrub to small tree.

  • Flowers

    Abundant clusters of deep rose-purple pea-like flowers borne along the bare branches before the leaves emerge in spring.

  • Height (m)

    3

  • Width (m)

    2