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western redbud

western redbud
Common Name
western redbud
Latin Name
Cercis occidentalis
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.

California Native
Yes
All-Star
Yes
Type
Shrub
Size
Large
Color
Pink
Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Part Shade
Water Needs:
Very Low
Low
Bloom Season(s):
Spring
Winter
Wildlife Value(s):
Beneficial Insects
Pruning Needs

little or none; may be trained as a small tree