The Forest Pansy Redbud has leaves that emerge red and for the most part hold that color. It also has a beautiful magenta rose flower in the spring time.
The Forest Pansy is a red-leaved Missouri native redbud tree. It grows to be 20′ tall with a spread of 25′. It has an upright rounded shape with spreading branches. It adapts well to different moisture and soil types and can handle full to partial sun exposure. The forest pansy has clusters of tiny, rose-purple flowers that bloom on the branches and even on the more mature trunks in early spring. When the leaves emerge they are heart-shaped and a reddish-purple in color. The fall color can be variable but most common it will hold its color or turn a shade of orange.
This tree will adapt to both full and partial sun. It is easily grown in average, medium wet, and well-drained soil.