The Garden Guy: The Sun Is Rising on North Texas Redbuds


By Norman Winter | Horticulturist, Author, Speaker

Redbuds blooming in North Texas are always a cause for celebration, even more so in Denton where they have been hosting a Redbud Festival since the 1930s. It went away for a while, but who is counting.

Sometimes we feel sad when the redbud stops its blooming, but with one variety you will celebrate until the leaves drop in fall. Think of it this way: the sun is not setting on the redbud season but instead it is “The Rising Sun.”

The Rising Sun, simply put, is a spectacular new variety catching on across the country.

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