Small Ornamental Tree with Seasonal InterestThe Oklahoma Redbud, Cercis reniformis ‘Oklahoma’, is a small deciduous tree with seasonal interest. It would look lovely in a formal setting by your patio or walkway, or scatter a few about the lawn for a more naturalized effect. Redbuds are highly prized for the amount of color they produce in the spring and fall. Small enough to grow in a variety of locations in your yard, the Oklahoma Redbud is an excellent understory plant growing 15-25 feet tall with a 15-20 foot spread. When spring arrives, your Oklahoma Redbud tree will put on quite a show. Watch as tiny pink/red blooms seem to overpower the branches, covering them in radiant floral beauty. Dark green and intensely shiny, the heart-shaped leaves emerge soon after. The leaves leaf out into a rounded, irregular crown that is the Redbud’s summer glory. Adding to that glory in your yard, 3-inch seedpods will soon appear. The pods will remain a lovely lavender color through the summer and into the winter months. When autumn arrives, your Redbud will treat you to a variety of hues ranging from reds and purples to shades of orange. Oklahoma Redbud flowers and seeds are reportedly edible, with the flowers having a somewhat nutty flavor. Various parts of the tree have been used medicinally in the past as well. Of course if you’re not inclined to use the Redbud seeds, your backyard birds will certainly take care of them for you. The Oklahoma Redbud takes up very little room, but offers you so much in return. Plant one today and enjoy their rare and interesting beauty. * Spring color* Interesting seed pods* Fall color.
Spring and Fall Color on a Small Weeping Variety This is an adorable small tree with amazing spring and fall color. Its umbrella-shape is accentuated by the weeping, twisted branches tipping towards the ground. The Weeping Redbud will reach a height of 8-10 feet with an equal spread, packing a lot of interest into a small garden plant. Your Redbud will explode in the spring with lovely little clusters of pink to lavender flowers along its bare branches. The weeping nature of this Redbud, gives you an impression of cascading flowers pouring over the crest of the tree. You’ll be amazed how quickly hummingbirds and butterflies will flock to its fragrant branches…but never have to worry about deer doing the same. As the season transitions into summer, your Redbud will further delight as its heart-shaped leaves appear with the slightest pink tint to their eventually dark green shade. Those same leaves will offer up a lively yellow display on the Redbud’s arching, cascading branches when autumn arrives. This is simply an endearing tree that offers so much in such a small package. There’s always space for a Weeping Redbud in any landscape, and it will look terrific in yours as well.This tree always sells out quickly. Order today to avoid disappointment!Most Popular Uses: Near front entry’s, where it can be viewed from back windows or even to screen your patio from neighbors.Companion Plants: Our Landscape Designer recommends ground cover plants beneath your Lavender Twist Weeping Redbud like Periwinkle, Astilbe and Hosta. Lamium Ghost would also make great understory plants for this stunning specimen tree. .
So Pretty it Breaks Your Heart Only the most hardened heart can resist this beautiful new weeping form of Eastern Redbud, with its brilliant spring blooms and improved branching habit. Eastern redbuds are one of America’s favorite trees. Beautiful in spring, summer and fall, these trees are sure-fire can’t miss beauties in your yard. ‘Pink Heartbreaker’ Redbud, Cercis canadensis ‘Pink Heartbreaker’, has a rambling, tumbling, meandering form with more branching than other weeping redbuds. It looks far less formal than other weeping trees, which makes it great for less formal landscapes. Like all redbuds, ‘Pink Heartbreaker’ Redbud is smothered in small, lavender-pink buds that hug tightly to the branches. They pop out of the leafless stems in late April with the foliage following later. It is a show-stopping look that lasts until mid-May when the leaves begin to emerge. The leaves start out a beautiful red and age to a deep green as summer closes in. Plant this beauty in full sun where it can be admired year-round. Once the ‘Pink Heartbreaker’ Redbud leaves have turned in the fall, they drop, revealing a striking branching system that is just as eye-catching in the winter as the buds are in the spring. Combine this tree with purple flowering plants like catmint or lavender for a spring show to be proud of. Order one of these carefree trees today and enjoy the show for years to come! * Show-stopping spring blooms* Four seasons of interest * Large, 3 gallon, 4 to 5 Feet .
An Explosion of Pink In The SpringJust when winter has reached the point where you can’t stand to wear a scarf and gloves again, the Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis) bursts into a pink cotton candy ball of blossoms.The flowers come straight out of the branches and even the trunk. They pop out before the leaves do. When the leaves do show, though, they are perfectly heart-shaped and a lovely light green. One look at this tree in its full spring glory will bring a smile to your face.Another thing that will make you smile is how carefree this tree is. Since it is a native to the America’s, from the Great Lakes down to Texas, it adapts easily to most soils and doesn’t need a lot of your attention. It grows 1 to 2 feet per year until it peaks out at 20 – 30 feet.In the fall, the leaves turn a soft golden yellow. When they drop off, the bean-like seed pods that have formed on the tree branches throughout the summer remain. They give the tree an interesting texture during the winter.If you are looking for a low-maintenance, knockout flowering tree, this is it. Buy a few of Nature Hills Nursery stock before they sell out this year. They are a great bargain and will return their price in beauty many times over.* Early and showy bloomer * Disease resistant * Low maintenance.
Year Round Appeal in a Small Ornamental TreeEarly spring flowers and fall colors are the hallmark of this excellent small tree. The Forest Pansy Redbud (Cercis canadensis, ‘Forest Pansy’) would make a spectacular spring accent tree near your home’s entrance or along a walkway or patio.You’ll know spring has arrived when your Redbud explodes into vibrant hues of red-purple. While much of your landscape still lies dormant, Redbud will be covered for 3-4 weeks with a profusion of flowering clusters on grey branches. You’ll be amazed by how they seem to emerge directly from the woody bark. Snip a few of the fragrant blossoms to bring a little of that spring excitement indoors! The heart-shaped leaves introduce the next display of color with their reddish-purple shade that gradually blends into a deep green. Autumn arrives with the same intensity as spring as your Redbud’s leaves transform to a profusion of reds, purples, and yellows.Forest Pansy is a cultivar of the wildly popular Redbud tree. This variety has the stellar qualities of the original, but the flowers are a more intensely red-purple hue. Its growth rate is medium to fast, and its mature height is 20-30 feet. In no time at all you’ll have a small tree ready to attract hummingbirds and pollinators to your yard. The spread of the flat to rounded canopy is 25-35 feet, so it won’t take up too much room. This Redbud doesn’t even require much care, and tolerates many different soil conditions.For a small accent tree, Forest Pansy Redbud has it all. Spring, summer and fall color in one easy-to-care for ornamental tree.* Early spring color* Brilliant fall color* Low-growing tree* Year round interest* Hardy.