Rising Sun Redbud
The Rising Sun Redbud is a new distinct variety of Cercis Canadensis found and introduced by Jackson Nursery in TN. This peach colored heart-shaped leaves is durable native small tree contributes brilliant, golden tangerine colored foliage all summer with no burning, even in full sun. Here’s more information on this full sun beauty:
Virtues: This is a tree with a compact size that makes it easy to showcase. Multiple seasons of interest through its spring flowers, vivid spring, summer and fall foliage and nice bark. Its flowers attract bees and butterflies.
Common/Botanical names: The Rising Sun redbud/ Cercis canadensis The Rising Sun (‘JNJ’)
Flowers: Tiny vivid pink flowers line the branches in early spring, before the leaves emerge.
Foliage: Large, heart-shaped leaves that are bright orange-peach when they emerge in Spring that turn green as they age. New leaves emerge all summer, so there’s always a mix of colors on the tree. Fall foliage is yellow and orange, and the bark is smooth and yellow, making it attractive in winter.
Habit: Deciduous tree 10 to 12 feet tall with a 10 to 15 foot spread.