Judas tree

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Synonyms for Judas tree

small tree of the eastern Mediterranean having abundant purplish-red flowers growing on old wood directly from stems and appearing before the leaves: widely cultivated in mild regions

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8 Fraxinus excelsior 1 Salix viminalis 1 Ficus carica 11 Cercis siliquastrum 1 Magnolia soulangeana 2 Acer negundo 2 Olea europaea 2 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree) seed pods were collected at the same locations in 2012.
We classified seven species as low priority: Cassia javanica, Cercis siliquastrum, Crotalaria pallida, Senna siamea, Sesbania grandiflora, Sutherlandia frutescens, and Vicia villosa.
Whether it be the bright yellow flowers of forsythia, the deep pink of cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree) or the many varied colours of rhododendrons, there is something that will suit every size and style of garden.
Crocosmia B ONE of the most arresting sights in the garden at Glebe Cottage at this time of year is a Judas tree, cercis siliquastrum.
These tolerate a limey soil well: Aesculus Cercis siliquastrum Malus, Prunus sargentii Pyrus, Sorbus aria Aucuba japonica Buddleia davidii Cistus Choisya ternata Forsythia Hebe Lonicera Philadelphus Potentilla Syringa Viburnum
A tree that is not planted enough in Britain but that forms a dome head is Cercis siliquastrum, the Judas Tree.