Cercis canadensis 'Ruby Falls'

Ruby Falls Eastern Redbud

Foliage in autumn

Foliage in autumn


Patents: PP#22097

Family: Leguminosae

Genus: Cercis

Parent: Cercis canadensis

Category: Tree - Deciduous

Zones: 6 to 9

Size: 8' tall and 6' wide in 10 years

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Part Shade, Shade


Weeping habit and purple leaves in spring, turning to burgundy and then green in summer. Bright purple flowers in spring.


Parents 'Covey' x 'Forest Pansy'. From a breeding program in Raleigh, NC (NCSU). First cross made in 2001 and final cross in 2005.

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