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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
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.

Any well drained soil in full sun.

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