Cercis Ace of Hearts
Botanical
Cercis canadensis
Description
ĎAce of Heartsí is an exciting new Cercis selection with uniquely different foliage configuration. Itís most unique feature is the way the leaves are stack on the stems - reminiscent of shingles on a roof. A really unique plant! ĎAce of Heartsí forms a compact tree with a dense, dome-shaped canopy. The original plant is only 3.6m tall by 4.5m wide in 8+ years. ĎAce of Heartsí provides a riot of colour in early spring even before the foliage emerges with clusters of light violet blooms. A great small tree perfectly suited to todayís smaller gardens. Hardy. 3.6 x 4.5m
Bloom
Clusters of light violet blooms cover the leafless stems from early spring.
Foliage
Small, semi-glossy heart-shaped leaves stack on the stems, reminiscent of shingles on a roof.
Habit
Compact tree with a dense dome-shaped canopy (3.6 x 4.5m in 8 years).
Culture
Best grown in well drained soils in full sun or partial shade. Drought tolerant.
Hardiness
Hardy.
Protection
Eligible for protection. (Not Sold).

 

 

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