• Cercis Carolina Sweetheart (1002CO)

Carolina Sweetheart® Redbud

Unique, multi-colored foliage Redbud

Botanical Name: Cercis canadensis Carolina Sweetheart® 'NCCC1' PP27,712

Height: 20-30'

Spread: 30-35'


Carolina Sweetheart® Redbud is a new cultivar of the Eastern Redbud tree with unique, multi-colored foliage including green, white, purple, and pink colors.  Developed through a breeding program at North Carolina State University.  Grown for the foliage as well as the gorgeous pink-purple flowers which bloom profusely in early spring, before foliage emerges.  



Plant Characteristics


  • Great Garden Performance
  • Reliable Consumer Success
  • Easy to Grow
  • Low Maintenance
  • Multi-Season Interest
  • Improvement Over Existing Selections
  • Long Blooming

Special Features

  • Cool & Unique
  • Disease Resistant
  • Pest / Insect Resistant
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Cold Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Fragrant Blooms
  • Cut / Dried Flowers
  • Cut Foliage/Stems


  • Small, Urban Yards
  • Kid & Pet Friendly
  • Great in Containers
  • Edible Garden
  • Privacy Screening
  • Erosion Control
  • Wet Areas
  • Climbing

Wildlife & Environment

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies / Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Non-Invasive
  • Low Water Usage / Drought Tolerant
  • Native / Nativar

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