The Rising Sun Weeping Redbud
Cercis canadensis ‘The Rising Sun’
Cercis canadensis 'Rising Sun' is a compact, dense, rounded, deciduous tree with attractive heart shaped foliage. Grows up to 3-4 m tall. The leaves emerge apricot coloured, maturing to yellow then bright green through the summer, before turning yellow and orange in autumn. Abundant pea like, lavender coloured flowers appear in spring on the bare branches.
Full sun lover. Likes moderately moist, fertile soil. Drought tolerant. Frost-hardy.