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Cercis canadensis ‘Merlot’

Common Name(s):
Merlot redbud
Cultivar(s):
‘Merlot’
Categories:
Shrubs, Trees
Comment:

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.  

Tags:
showstopper, deciduous, bees, show stopper, birds, nectar, pollinator, specialized bees, wildlife

NCCES plant id: 3141