Plants of the family Fabaceae

Genus Albizia

Albizia julibrissin

Genus Amorpha

Amorpha fruticosa

  • Amorpha fruticosa // Desert False-indigo ("straight species")
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Genus Caragana

Caragana microphylla

  • Caragana microphylla 'Mongolian Silver Spires' // Mongolian Silver Spires Littleleaf Peashrub
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Genus Cercis

Cercis canadensis

A lovely small, native understory tree with showy, lavender-pink spring flowers. Read more.

  • Cercis canadensis // Eastern Redbud ("straight species")
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  • Cercis canadensis 'Appalachian Red' // Appalachian Red Redbud
    A very showy redbud tree with brighter, reddish-purple to neon, fuchsia-pink flowers. Read more.

     

  • Cercis canadensis 'Covey' // Lavender Twist® Weeping Redbud
    A beautiful, narrow, dwarf, umbrella-shaped, weeping redbud. Read more.
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  • Cercis canadensis 'Floating Clouds' // Floating Clouds Redbud
    A heat-tolerant, white-variegated leaf selection of redbud. Read more.

     

  • Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy' // Forest Pansy Redbud
    Fabulous purple spring foliage, rosy-purple flowers and good fall color make this one a good choice. Read more.

     

  • Cercis canadensis 'Hearts of Gold' // Hearts of Gold Redbud
    A lighter flowered, fast growing redbud with golden yellow leaves often changing to green by August. Read more.

     

  • Cercis canadensis 'JN2' // The Rising Sun™ Redbud
    A redbud changing foliage colors from golden-orange to yellow to green, and then orange again in the fall. Read more.

     

  • Cercis canadensis 'Little Woody' // Little Woody Redbud
    An adaptable, dwarf, fruitless redbud with good pink/purple flowers and good fall color. Read more.

     

  • Cercis canadensis 'Ruby Falls' // Ruby Falls Weeping Redbud
    A compact, weeping redbud with purple foliage in spring, turning yellow in the fall. Read more.

     

  • Cercis canadensis 'Silver Cloud' // Silver Cloud Redbud
    A full-size redbud with speckled, variegated green and white foliage. Read more.

     

  • Cercis canadensis 'Tennessee Pink' // Tennessee Pink Redbud
    A Redbud tree with true pink flowers, instead of the typical lavender/magenta/purple/pink color of the species. Read more.

     

  • Cercis canadensis var. alba // White Redbud
    A naturally-occurring, full-sized variety of redbud with showy, white flowers. Read more.

     

Cercis chinensis

Cercis racemosa

A unique redbud with silvery-pink to rose/purple flowers in long racemes, resembling wisteria flowers, but may be damaged by cold winters in Zone 6. Read more.

  • Cercis racemosa // Chain-flowered Redbud ("straight species")
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Cercis x

Genus Cladrastis

Cladrastis kentukea

Genus Cytisus

Cytisus x praecox

  • Cytisus x praecox 'Hollandia' // Hollandia Warminster Broom
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Genus Gleditsia

Gleditsia caspica

Gleditsia triacanthos

Genus Gymnocladus

Gymnocladus dioicus

Genus Indigofera

Indigofera bungeana

  • Indigofera bungeana 'Rose Carpet' // Rose Carpet Chinese False Indigo
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Indigofera heterantha

Indigofera kirilowii

  • Indigofera kirilowii // Kirilow Indigo ("straight species")
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Genus Laburnum

Laburnum alpinum

Genus Maackia

Maackia amurensis

Genus Robinia

Robinia pseudoacacia

  • Robinia pseudoacacia // Black Locust ("straight species")
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  • Robinia pseudoacacia 'Purple Robe' // Purple Robe Locust
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Genus Sophora

Sophora davidii

  • Sophora davidii // David's Mountian-Laurel, Shrub Pagoda Tree ("straight species")
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Styphnolobium japonicum

  • Styphnolobium japonicum 'Boone Gardiner's Weeping' // Weeping Scholar Tree (improved from pendula)
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  • Styphnolobium japonicum 'Princeton Cascade' // Princeton Japanese Pagodatree, Scholar-tree
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  • Styphnolobium japonicum 'Princeton Upright' // Princeton Upright Japanese Pagodatree, Scholar-tree
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Genus Wisteria

Wisteria floribunda

  • Wisteria floribunda // Japanese Wisteria ("straight species")
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    -not currently in our collection-

     

Wisteria frutescens

Wisteria sinensis