Cercis Occidentalis are small trees that have shiny, thin brown colour branches. Furthermore, this plant has a bright pinkish flower that grows in the clusters and looks so attractive.
Suitable place for Cercis Occidentials:
To grow these flower in a perfect manner it is essential to place it in light shades or in full sun. Besides that, it can tolerate rough, hard and drought soil.
Origin of Flower: This flower is native to California to Utah, Arizona and Southwest America.
Genus: Its genus is Cercis.
Family: This flower belongs to the family of Fabaeae.
Species: The species of this plant is known as C. Occidentalis.
Height: Its height is about 10_20ft.
Seasonal interest: Winter and spring are the best seasons for it.
The colour of the flower is mentioned below.
Shape: The shape of this flower is rounded.
Exposure: Significantly these flowers requires a partial shade area or full sun.
Maintenance: It needs some important steps to maintain it.
- Hard pruning.
- Average watering.
- Cutoff deadheads.
Attracts: This flowering plant attract butterflies and bees.
Tips to better grow this plant:
Here are some important tips to better grow this plant:
- A sufficient amount of water is required regularly.
- Also partial shade place of full sun is necessary for its growth.
- Propagation by hot water or seeds is important.
Most Frequent Asked Questions:
1. What are the botanical names of this plant?
The botonical names of this plant are Canadensis orbiculata, texensis and Canadensis var.
2. What are the uses of Cercis Occidentalis?
Most Common uses of Cercis Occidentalis:
- Attracts bees, hummingbirds and butterflies.
- Useful as deer resistant.
- Use in the garden for borders and Beds.
3. What is the scientific name of this plant?
The scientific name of this plant is Cercis Occidentalis.
4. Is this plant is poisonous?
Yes, these are poisonous as it seeds have some effects of poison so you should keep away your pets from this plant.