|The cultivar, 'Avondale' is quite small and compact, at ten feet or less a perfect choice for smaller gardens. The flowers are profuse and deep violet-pink.
C. chinensis is a Chinese redbud a small tree or shrub bearing glossy green leaves and pink or violet hued flowers on bare stems.Beautiful, spreading, multi-stemmed tree. Leaves are heart-shaped and pointed at the tips, up to 4 inches long, bronze to burgandy when young, turning yellow in the fall. Profuse clusters of pink to purple flowers 1/2 inch across are on bare stems before leaves.