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Cercis canadensis ‘Merlot’

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More information on Cercis canadensis

Wildlife Value:  The flowers provide nectar for bees and once pollinated form leguminous pods, the seed can be consumed by birds. Members of the genus Cercis support the following specialized bee: Habropoda laboriosa.

Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems: This tree can suffer from damage caused by deer.  

More information on Cercis canadensis var. canadensis.

Cultivars:
  • ‘Merlot’
Tags:
#bees#deciduous#birds#pollinators#wildlife plant#nectar plant#show stopper#specialized bees#cpp
Cultivars:
  • ‘Merlot’
Tags:
#bees#deciduous#birds#pollinators#wildlife plant#nectar plant#show stopper#specialized bees#cpp
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Cercis
    Species:
    canadensis
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Pollinators
    Songbirds
    Specialized Bees