‘The Rising Sun’ Eastern Redbud Tree
Native. Cercis canadensis Eastern Redbud ‘The Rising Sun’. A stunning introduction, this cultivar features the beautiful purplish pink early spring flowers of an Eastern redbud before leaves emerge. When the new foliage begins to fill in, ‘The Rising Sun’ puts in a show. New growth on this cultivar is soft apricot orange which will develop into bright yellow, then into pale greenish yellow green, and finally mature into deeper green. Since all of these colors are present on the tree at on time, ‘The Rising Sun’ will be a show stopper in any landscape. A great small tree for the front yard.
‘Forest Pansy’ Eastern Redbud
Native. Cercis canadensis Eastern Redbud ‘Forest Pansy’ 25-30′. Upright tree, similar to our native species in shape and size but with wonderful wine red foliage. Pink flowers bloom along the branches in early spring before the leaves emerge. Fall color often includes attractive shades of reddish purple to orange.
‘Merlot’ Eastern Redbud
Native. Cercis canadensis ‘Merlot’ Eastern Redbud tree 12-15′. An early spring flowering tree ideal for southern landscape plans with dark purple, lustrous foliage. ‘Merlot’ is similar to the well known ‘Forest Pansy’ variety yet ‘Merlot’ has thicker, glossier leaves and excellent drought tolerance which stand up our summer Georgia heat. Dense, tight, dense growth with a rounded canopy. Deciduous, a best idea for the front yard or small space gardens.
‘Royal White’ Eastern Redbud
Native. Cercis canadensis f. alba ‘Royal White’. White flowering. In early spring a profusion of small white flowers appear on leafless branches. ‘Royal White’ has the heart shaped leaves eastern redbuds are known for. Foliage emerges bronze, turns green, then to yellow in fall.
Weeping Redbud ‘Ruby Falls’
Native. Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’. A stunning red leaf redbud with a beautiful weeping form. ‘Ruby Falls’ can be used as a focal point in a landscape design and will provide multiple season interest. In spring, dark pink flowers appear along the branches, in summer, you have gorgeous wine red foliage and in winter time the bare tree branches provide an interesting shape. ‘Ruby Falls’ weeps fully with cascading limbs and still features the heart shaped leaves of a redbud tree.
Native. Cercis canadensis Eastern Redbud tree species 15-20′. The classic green leaf eastern redbud for southern landscapes. This green redbud has heart shaped leaves and the lovely lavender pin flowers these trees are known for. Prefers a little afternoon shade but will tolerate full sun.
Eastern redbud varieties for sale in our plant nursery garden center are subject to change. Container or B&B sizes.