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botanical name:
Cercis chinensis 'Avondale'
Cercis chinensis 'Avondale' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Chinese Redbud
family:  Caesalpiniaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
description:
Large deciduous shrub or small bushy tree with glossy green heart-shaped leaves up to 12cm across. Abundantly produced small deep pink flowers, covering the bare branches in late spring just before the leaves emerge.

cultivation:
Any well drained soil in full sun.

other notes:
Selected in Avondale, New Zealand and introduced by Duncan & Davies Nursery.
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