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Cercis canadensis Flame Thrower® ('NC2016-2')

Flame Thrower® Eastern Redbud: Patent PP31,260

  • »  Foliage starts burgundy red
  • »  Foliage ages to bright yellow and green
  • »  Developed by JC Arboretum at NC State University
  • »  The color lasts through the season with many shades possible on a single branch

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This Cercis has pink flowers that are followed by unique foliage, emerging burgundy-red, followed by bright yellow and green as it ages. The color display is persistent throughout the season, often showing four to five different shades on a single branch. Developed by the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University. 

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Attributes
Cut Flower/Foliage
Great Foliage
Native
Foliage Color
Green
Multi-Color
Purple
Red
Maintenance and Care
Low Maintenance
Attracts Wildlife
Supports Bees
Flower Color
Pink
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Early Spring
Exposure
Full Sun
Habit
Round
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Cercis canadensis 'Flame Thrower®'

Thrives in full sun.  Feed yearly with an organic fertilizer. Prune in late winter to remove broken or crossing branches.