Flowers are showy, light to dark pink appearing in clusters of 4-8 along bare stems. Fruits are long legume shaped with 10-12 seeds in each pod.
|Habitat||The Eastern Redbud in bloom is a joyful sight. It is an understory species in open woods. Pink flowers cover the twigs in spring before the leaves emerge. It is considered a large shrub or small tree with a wide umbrella-shaped crown. Long-tongued insects and humming birds nectar on the blossoms.|
|Leaf Description||Leaves are distinctive being dark green and large, 4 inches both long and wide and heart shaped with prominent venation.|
|Light Source||Partial Sun|