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Pink Pom Poms®

Cercis canadensis

Pink Pom Poms is a rarity among Cercis varieties in that it features true double flowers. The extra petals compared with the more usual single flowers gives a more intense concentration of pink-purple colour.

While the blossom is stunning, the large heart-shaped leaves which emerge after the blossom are also a feature. They start out a light copper colour, becoming glossy green over the summer, before turning yellow in the autumn.

A further benefit of Pink Pom Poms is that the double flowers are sterile, so there are no seed pods.

Click this link to see a short video produced by North Carolina State University which illustrates several of their Cercis varieties.

Pink Pom Poms cercis (redbud) trees for sale

  • 3-year pot-grown tree £95.00
    In a 12L pot
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Order now for delivery from week commencing 11th December where these items are showing as in stock.


Pink Pom Poms was developed by Dennis Werner at North Carolina State University. Its parentage is a double-flowered variety called Flame and the large vigorous Oklahoma.

Pink Pom Poms characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersAttractive foliageAutumn foliage colourVariegated foliageSummer foliage colour
  • Growth habitSpreading / Flat-topped
  • Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • SunlightTolerates shadePrefers full sun
  • PruningPrune after flowering
  • Site conditionsOccasional droughtFree-draining site
  • Flower colourPink - darkMauve
  • Flower formDouble flower (25-50 petals)
  • Flowering monthMay
  • Leaf colour - autumnYellow
  • Leaf/Flower sequenceFlowers appear first
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Annual cycleDeciduous