the rosy-magenta, compact redbud tolerates cold winters and warm summers
Photo: Missouri Botanical Garden
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Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis)

Though tolerant of winter cold, the redbud likes the warm summers of its native Appalachian habitat. Its rosy-magenta spring flowers, heart-shaped leaves, and compact form translate well to suburban settings.

Check the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map to see if you can grow this tree.

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