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Cercis canadensis Whitewater
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Cercis canadensis 'Whitewater' PPAF

Redbud - Eastern

'Whitewater' ('NC2007-8')  Redbud combines a more vivid form of variegation with a broadly weeping habit. The pea-shaped flowers in April and May are a deep rose-purple, displayed on the bare branches. They are quickly followed by the heart-shaped leaves which emerge mostly white with green flecks, and mature to mostly green with white flecks. The weeping habit is an exciting addition to the bright variegated foliage.  An unusual cross of 'Silver Cloud' and 'Covey' by Dr. Dennis Werner of NC State.


Height

8 ft

Spread

6 ft

Bloom Color

Pink

USDA Hardiness Zone

6

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Clay Soil Tolerant
Food Source for Wildlife
Deer Resistant
Black Walnut Tolerant
Native
Foliage Color
Variegated: Green/White
Exposure
Partial Shade/Shade Tolerant
Shade
Soil Conditions
Average
Bloom Time
Spring
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