Cercis chinensis 'Avondale'
Avondale Chinese Redbud
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Deciduous shrub or small tree; leaves dark green, leathery; flowers rose-purple, produced in abundance.
- Sun to part shade.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 6 Originated in the suburb of Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand. First grown commercially by Duncan & Davies nursery of Plymouth, New Zealand.
- Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden
- Oregon State Univ. campus: west of Learning Inovation Center (LINC)