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Mexican Redbud Overview
Cercis canadensis subsp. mexicana is a deciduous shrub or tree which often forms multiple stems, from the Fabaceae family. Originating from southwestern Texas to northeastern Mexico, it is commonly known by the name Mexican Redbud. The variety Cercis canadensis var. mexicana is considered the same plant. This plant produces masses of fantastic pea-like pink flowers early in the spring, leading onto attractive ornamental seedpods. Foliage is small and glossy, leaves are coloured blue-green, kidney-shaped, with ruffled edges and they display attractive autumn colouration.