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Cercis chinensis 'Avondale'
  • Cercis chinensis 'Avondale'
  • Cercis chinensis 'Avondale'

Cercis chinensis 'Avondale'

£45.00

(Chinese Redbud) Cercis chinensis 'Avondale' is a beautiful tree with bare stems which are studded with pretty, rich purple-pink flowers in late April or early May before the foliage emerges.

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A beautiful tree native to China, Cercis chinensis 'Avondale' has bare stems which are studded with pretty, rich purple-pink flowers in late April or early May before the foliage emerges. The leaves are heart-shaped and quite large, making this an attractive foliage plant for the rest of the year.

Cercis chinensis 'Avondale' is an unusual garden plant with a fantastic display of spring flowers, ideal for a sunny position!


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any well-drained soils. Cercis chinensis 'Avondale' plant dislikes very wet or poorly drained soils.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: April - May.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Cercis chinensis 'Avondale' grows to be a large shrub or very small tree with a branching habit.
    • Height: 8 m (26 ft)
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
  • Notes: Cercis chinensis 'Avondale' does not transplant well and should be left undisturbed once planted in position. Please do not feed this Cercis with artificial plant food after planting it out, this can severely damage the root system.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Shrub - Large, Tree - Small
Growing Conditions
Soil: Dry/Sandy, Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy
Special Features
Honey Fungus Resistant, Flowers in Spring

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