Colorful new leaves on this 'Rising Sun' variety of eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis 'The Rising Sun'). This cultivar has new leaves that emerge peachy-apricot and turn golden-yellow and then green. It was discovered in 2006 as a seedling in Tennessee. The tree grows to around 8-15 feet tall, prefers full sun to part shade, and is winter hardy USDA zones 4-8. You can see this tree in our Regional Garden that celebrates native plants.