Cercis canadensis var. texensis
Great small space tree especially adapted for the conditions of the desert southwest. Brilliant rose-violet blooms appear in spring just before the foliage emerges. Glossy, blue-green leaves have pronounced wavy edges. Exceptionally showy autumn foliage is glistened with gold, resembling that of a quaking Aspen in late fall. Deciduous.
Light Needs: Full sun to partial Shade.
Watering Needs: Once established, needs only occasional watering.
Average Landscape Size: Moderate growing small tree 12 to 20 ft. tall and. wide.
Key Features: Drought Tolerant. Rose-violet blooms in spring.
Blooms: Blooms in early spring.