Plant Catalog - CERCIS CANADENSIS MERLOT (DKPNK)
CERCIS CANADENSIS MERLOT (DKPNK)
Cercis x 'Merlot'
A deciduous tree with a low-branching, upright growth habit. Broad, leathery, heart-shaped leaves are glossy, dull green to dark purple to red. Stunning clusters of dark pink, sweetpea-like flowers bloom on bare branchlets in early spring. Native to eastern North America.
USDA zones: 4 - 9
Sunset zones: 1 - 24
Mature size: 15 - 25 feet high and 20 - 30 feet wide
Light needs: partial to full sun
Water needs: moderate to regular water