Traveller Weeping Redbud Overview
Cercis canadensis subsp. texensis 'Traveller' is a deciduous shrub or tree cultivar which often forms multiple stems with a downward arching, weeping habit, from the Fabaceae family. It is commonly known by the names Cercis 'Traveller', Traveller Weeping Redbud and Texas Redbud 'Traveller', 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 pink flowers early in the spring, leading onto attractive ornamental seedpods. Foliage is blue-green, kidney-shaped leaves which display attractive autumn colouration.