Redbud (Cercis canadensis)
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Latin (scientific) name: Cercis canadensis
Common English name: Redbud
Other names: Judas-tree
French name: Gainier rouge
Occur in eastern North America.
The redbud genus has just two species indigenous to North America.
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.