A picture of a Texas White Redbud

Texas White Redbud

Cercis canadensis ssp. texensis 'Texas White'

Also known as

Cercis ‘Texas White’, Redbud ‘Texas White’, Texas Redbud ‘Texas White’, Western Redbud ‘Texas White’, Californian Redbud ‘Texas White’

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy


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Texas White Redbud Overview

Cercis canadensis subsp. texensis 'Texas White' is a deciduous shrub or tree cultivar which often forms multiple stems, from the Fabaceae family. It is commonly known by the names Cercis ‘Texas White’ and Texas Redbud ‘Texas White’, amongst others. The variety Cercis canadensis var. texensis is considered the same as Cercis canadensis subsp. texensis, the taxonomy is yet to be concluded for this genus. This plant produces masses of fantastic pea-like, white flowers early in the spring, leading onto attractive ornamental seedpods. Foliage is blue-green, kidney-shaped leaves which display attractive autumn colouration.

Common problems with Texas White Redbud

Special features of Texas White Redbud

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects

Attracts bees

Attracts butterflies