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The Rising Sun™ Redbud Cercis

The Rising Sun™ Redbud

Cercis canadensis 'JN2' PP21451

If there was a way to bottle up sunshine and infuse it into a seed, the result would be The Rising Sun™ Redbud. This tree will continue to dazzle you through the season, starting with lush lavender blossoms in early spring, followed by a flush of orange and yellow new growth, fading into vibrant yellow and green mature foliage. This redbud has a very bright future your landscape…pun intended!

Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Height:
10-15 ft
Spread:
10-15 ft
USDA Zone:
5
Characteristics:
Key Features:
Heat Tolerant
Native
Drought Tolerant
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Flower Color:
Lavender
Blooms:
Spring
Foliage Color:
Gold
Orange
Chartreuse
Uses:
Street Tree
Yard Tree
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

For new plantings, dig a hole one and a half times wider than the plant's container; place plant in hole, keeping the top of the root ball ground level; and back fill with dirt. Water thoroughly and then mulch around the base to conserve moisture and reduce weeds. New plantings require more frequent watering than established plants. Wind, temperature and soil are factors to consider in watering. Feed plants in early spring and again in early fall with an all-purpose fertilizer, following label instructions.

Companion Plants: