All-Stars Plant Details

 western redbud
Latin Name: Cercis occidentalis
Common Name: western redbud
Type: Shrub
Size: Large
California Native: Yes
Description: California native plant; early spring bloom before leaves appear; attractive reddish seed pods in summer; new stems, cut in winter, are used to add color to Native American baskets; attracts beneficial insects.
Pruning Needs: little or none; may be trained as a small tree
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Part Shade
Arboretum Location(s): Mary Wattis Brown Garden
Water Needs: Very Low
Low
Color(s): Pink
Bloom Season(s): Spring
Winter
Wildlife Value: Beneficial Insects