A picture of a Traveller Weeping Redbud

Traveller Weeping Redbud

Cercis canadensis ssp. texensis 'Traveller'

Also known as

Cercis 'Traveller', Texas Redbud 'Traveller', Western Redbud 'Traveller', Californian Redbud 'Traveller'

Full Sun
Light watering
Half-hardy

6a-9b

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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.

Common problems with Traveller Weeping Redbud

Special features of Traveller Weeping Redbud

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects

Attracts butterflies

Attracts bees