Cercis canadensis - Eastern Redbud Eastern Redbud is an outstanding small tree, both for eyepopping color in spring and low maintenance. Most of the year it's dense with heart shaped leaves. In early spring, clusters of magenta blossom
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.