Cercis canadensis 'Merlot' (Eastern Redbud)has beautiful dark purple foliage and is noted for it’s excellent tolerance to drought and heat once established.
'Merlot' is a compact deciduous tree with an upright, dense, vase-shaped habit, grows to approximately 3-4m tall and wide at maturity.
The Merlot feature a brilliant show of massed bright pink/purple flowers along the bare branches in spring. Autumn provides a stunning display of reds, oranges and yellows.
The truly beautiful tree will add a touch of elegance to any garden.