Cercis x ‘Merlot’ pp#22,297

Merlot Redbud
Plant Type

Shrub/Tree

Evergreen-Deciduous

Deciduous

Overall Mature Size

Large Shrub/Small Tree

Mature Height & Spread

12′ Tall x 15′ Wide

Exposure

Full Sun to Partial

Water

Regular Water Until Established

Flower Color

Deep Pink

Bloom Time

Early Spring

Special Features

Glossy Foliage, Drought Tolerant

Container Sizes

#15

Sunset Garden Zones

1-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

6-9

Here is an excellent selection for a small garden, small grouping or an under story option. Stunning lustrous foliage with hot pink flowering in early spring make ‘Merlot’ an eye-catching tree or large shrub. Once established this tree is drought and heat tolerant. Prune lightly to shape.

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