Merlot Redbud
Genus: Cercis Spread: 20'
Species: canadensis Shape: Upright spreading, rounded
Cultivar: Merlot Foliage: Glossy, deep purple becoming bronze purple
Zone: 6 Flower: Magenta rose
Type: ??? Fruit:
Final Height: 18' Fall Color: Yellow

Compact form and glossier, more heat resistant leaves than those of Forest Pansy suggest better performance in warm climates. Selected from the second generation of a cross of 'Texas White' x 'Forest Pansy' by Dennis Werner of NCSU.

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