Cercis chinensis ‘Avondale’

Avondale Chinese Redbud

A large compact shrub or small tree with glossy heart-shaped leaves. The stems are covered with a profusion of violet pink flowers in the spring. Fall foliage color is orange to yellow. It was discovered in Avondale, a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand. Grow in full sun to part shade, in well-drained soil. It dislikes dry soils and heavy clay soils. This is a showstopper in spring!

  • Common Name: Avondale Chinese Redbud
  • Height: 15' tall
  • Spread: 15' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 6 - 9