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Merlot Redbud
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Cercis texensis hybrid 'Merlot'

Common Name: Merlot Redbud

A relatively new dark purple-leaf cultivar, its Texas redbud parentage lends it more drought and heat tolerance, so it doesn't show leaf stress in the heat of summer. It has glossy, small rounded leaves, smaller than 'Forest Pansy', and it has an upright vase-shaped growth habit. Tighter, more dense habit than 'Forest Pansy'.  Mature plants flower heavily with strong bright pink flowers that produce few pods; This maintains a clean look tot eh tree later in the season.

Flower Color: Pink
Zones: 5-9
Growth Habit: Tree
Height: 15-20
Spread: 15-20
Light Needs: Full Sun
Flowering Season: Late Winter
Leaf Color: Purple

This plant may be available. Check our current availability on our Wholesale Ordering page HERE.