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Cercis
The Rising Sun

The Rising Sun is an attractive Cercis featuring lilac-coloured blossom followed by young orange-tinted yellow foliage.
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Growing


Cercis
The Rising Sun
Gardening skillBeginner
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Attractive foliage
Autumn foliage colour
Variegated foliage
Summer foliage colour
Growth habitUpright-spreading / Vase
Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
SunlightPrefers full sun
Tolerates shade
PruningPrune after flowering
Site conditionsFree-draining site
Occasional drought
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Identification


Cercis
The Rising Sun
Flower colourMauve
Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
Flowering monthMay
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - autumnGreen
Yellow
Leaf/Flower sequenceFlowers appear first
Annual cycleDeciduous
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