- Botanical Name: Cercis canadensis var. mexicana
- Plant Type: Ornamental Tree
- Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Water Demand: Low
- Landscape Use: Focal Point/Specimen Plant, Shade Provider, Border - Mixed
- Ornamental Value: Pink-Purple
- Native/Adapted: Native
- Wildlife Value: Bees, Butterflies , Birds
- Season: Spring
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
- Plant Form: Rounded, Upright
- Plant Spread: 10'-15'
- Plant Height: 10' - 15'
DescriptionMexican redbud is smaller in stature than other redbuds; has smaller, glossier, and more wavy-edged leaves; and is more drought tolerant than Texas redbud or Eastern redbud.