The eastern redbud
also has a white flowering variety (Cercis canadensis alba) and a fascinating purple-leafed variety known as ``Forest Pansy.
The most successful sprouting species in the burned areas were yaupon, various oaks, eastern redbud
, and rusty blackhaw (Table 2).
The Eastern Redbud
produces spectacular spring blossoms and its seeds provide winter food for birds.
Arkansas lost its only champion, a 124-point Ozark chinkapin in Clark County, to wind, and Kansas lost its sole champ, an eastern redbud
in Topeka, due to mismeasurement.
The Eastern Redbud
(Cercis canadensis) is native (mostly south of us), flowers are purplish-pink in clusters before the heart-shaped leaves emerge, and blooms in mid-May at the same time as the native Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida).
Now Kansas is back with a 141-point champion eastern redbud
The western redbud (Cercis occidentalis) is native to California, and the eastern redbud
(Cercis canadensis) is native to the eastern United States.
The tree selection for the site included a combination of both commercial and wildlife tree species which included red oak, white oak, sawtooth oak, pin oak, ash, white pine, loblolly pine, pitch pine, poplar, persimmon, paw paw, eastern redbud
, dogwood, black cherry, button and indigo bush.
Zones 1-2: Try American hornbeam, Eastern redbud
, honey locust, Japanese pagoda tree, little-leaf linden, and Marshall seedless green ash.
The wildlife tree species selected included Red Oak, White Oak, Wild Plum, Persimmon, Red Mulberry, Eastern Redbud
and Washington Hawthorne.
Eighty new trees will be planted, Kousa dogwood, Eastern redbud
, downy serviceberry, sourwood, Yoshino cherry, and tulip poplar among them.
TREES: Chinese pistache, crape myrtle, Eastern redbud
, floss silk tree (flowers), flowering dogwood, ginkgo, Japanese maple, liquidambar, ornamental pear, Persian parrotia, persimmon, scarlet oak, sour gum.
The following species remain available: Eastern white pine; mugo pine; red pine; white spruce; common elderberry; red elderberry; graystem dogwood; silky dogwood; flowering dogwood; nannyberry viburnum; arrowwood viburnum; winterberry holly; buttonbush; common alder; scrub oak/bear oak; pin oak; American hazelnut; black locust; Washington hawthorne; assorted crabapple; and eastern redbud
Some of these trees are hard to find, others are common yard trees - like the eastern redbud
- that lost their champion without having any nominees waiting in the wings.
(Cercis Canadensis) * Crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) * Star magnolia (Magnolia stellata) * Smooth sumac (Rhus glabra) Remember: * Trees and power lines can coexist in our communities -- Select the right tree for the right place.