Sold in 15 gallon containers
|The Forest Pansy
Red Bud tree is an excellent small tree for lawns, woodland
gardens or naturalized areas. It is frequently planted as
a street tree in residential areas. "Forest Pansy"
Red Bud trees are a purple-leaved cultivar of the popular
Missouri native red bud tree. It is a small, deciduous,
understory tree with a spreading, flat-to-rounded crown.
It can eventually grow to 20-30' tall.
Clusters of tiny, rose-purple, pea-like flowers bloom profusely
on the branches and mature trunks for 2-3 weeks in early
spring (March-April) before the foliage emerges. Flowers
tend to be darker and more purplish than other species.
Heart-shaped leaves open bright reddish-purple and gradually
mature to a more muted purple. Fall color is variable, but
often includes attractive shades of reddish-purple and orange.
Red Buds are true harbingers of spring. Easily grown in
average, medium wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part