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Cercis
Carolina Sweetheart

One of the most colourful of the Redbuds, Carolina Sweetheart features a mass of variegated white / pink / green heart-shaped leaves.
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Growing


Cercis
Carolina Sweetheart
Gardening skillBeginner
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Attractive foliage
Autumn foliage colour
Variegated foliage
Summer foliage colour
Growth habitSpreading / Flat-topped
Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
SunlightPrefers full sun
Tolerates shade
PruningPrune after flowering
Site conditionsFree-draining site
Occasional drought
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Identification


Cercis
Carolina Sweetheart
Flower colourPink - dark
Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
Flowering monthApril
Leaf colourGreen
Pink-white-green variegated
Leaf/Flower sequenceFlowers appear first
Country of originUnited States
Annual cycleDeciduous
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