Are You an OAN Member? Manage Your Profile
Not a Member Yet? Join the OAN

Anderson Die & Manufacturing Hochstein Nursery Martel's Nursery Inc. * Willamette Nurseries, Inc.  Heritage Seedlings & Liners Inc. Eshraghi Nursery Download the Media Kit Today Leonard Adams Insurance Inc.

Plant Details

Cercis occidentalis

Western Redbud
Zone: 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Sun
Height: Minimum 10 feet , Maximum 20 feet
Width: Maximum 12 feet
Report a problem
A sight not soon forgotten is this drought-tolerant large shrub in spring when it's covered with showy magenta flowers; these are followed in fall with red fall color ; large pods; used by SW tribes for basketry, incense, ; food. SUN/Med-Dry/GdDrain
Rating: Thumbs Up No votes yet (Please login to add your rating.)

Comments

Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:23 PM

Lovely small tree or large shrub, 10-15' tall x 12' wide, from the southwestern USA. Leathery rounded leaves, green with paler undersides. Clusters of rose-pink flowers in spring. Little summer water once established. Cold hardy in USDA zone 5-9.

Permalink

Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:23 PM

Western Redbud is perhaps more ornamental than its eastern cousin, but it is harder to grow since it requires dry roots in summer. The leaves are bluish in the summer and the tree stays short, 12'. zone 6

Permalink

Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:23 PM

Drought loving rounded deciduous large shrub or small tree to 15' tall. Profuse rose-purple flowers in mid spring. West coast native and heat tolerant.

Permalink

Please login or Register to leave a comment.

2 Nurseries Carry This Plant:

Listing Key

Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Plant Oregon Talent, OR Email now 541-535-3531 Container: X Other: X
Sevenoaks Native Nursery LLC Albany, OR Email now 541-757-6520 Bare Root: 3 Container: 3 Liner: 3 Seedling: 3
  • Download Availability List (126 KB)
  • Download Availability List (81 KB)