Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'


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This small, attractive tree has spectacular heart shaped, burgundy coloured leaves that continually change colour throughout the year. A rich purple in spring, the foliage transforms to green over summer, followed by a multi-coloured autumn display in tones of red, apricot and gold. The branches have a distinctive, smooth, dark brown wood which contrasts well with the blossom like pink flowers that are born before the re-emergence of leaves in spring.

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Container Height  
40cm/27L 1.6-1.8m Shortlist
50cm/52L 2.0-2.5m Shortlist
100L 2.0-3.0m Shortlist
200L 3.0-4.0m Shortlist

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Uses

A stunning feature tree for small gardens or courtyards. Also works well in larger gardens for interesting foliage and stunning spring flowers.

Position & Soil

This tree will tolerate most soils but doesn't like prolonged periods of drought or periods of wet. Best in deep well-drained fertile soils.

Categories

Deciduous
This symbol denotes trees that have leaves that fall off or are shed seasonally to avoid adverse weather conditions such as cold or drought.
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Feature Foliage
These trees are known for distinctive foliage in terms of colour, structure or shape.
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Group Planting
The upright structure of these trees make for an excellent group feature. Some trees planted this way create a bush land affect.
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Informal Screening
A tree for an informal screen is one which is tall enough to block views but is left to grow in its natural form. These trees offer a more casual look.
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Purple Foliage
This is a selection of trees that provide purple foliage year-round, as opposed to deciduous trees that turn to various shades of purple in autumn. These offer full-time contrast and are magnificent as feature trees.
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Shade Tree
This selections provide commanding shade when fully mature. A great option for backyard summer shade.
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Specimen
Also referred to as feature trees, these are noteworthy selections due to size, shape, foliage cover, seasonal colour or general knock-out attractiveness. They can stand-alone in any garden.
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Cercis canadensis
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