Cercis canadensis 'Ruby Falls' is also known as Redbud. 'Ruby Falls' is a compact, deciduous tree with pea-like, dark rose flowers on bright red stems that appear before the foliage in spring. The leaves are glossy and heart-shaped, maroon in color. In late summer the foliage turns green. In fall the foliage is yellow.
'Ruby Falls' Redbud will grow to be about 8 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground. This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out.
Light Requirements: Full Sun or Partial Shade
Cold Hardiness Zones: 5 - 9