Cercis siliquastrum (Judas Tree)
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Deciduopus, multi-stemmed, spreading tree with glaucous, blue-green, heart-shaped leaves, bronze when young. Clusters of magenta to pink/white flowers before leaves. March to April. Ht.10mt.(30ft.). Leaves turn yellow in autumn. Grow in sun and moist, well-drained soil in a warm spot. Good for sunny boder or south facing slope.
Escallonia Donard Seedling
- Usually Flowers : May, June, July
Vigorous, evergreen shrub with arching shoots, and glossy, dark green leaves. Masses of pale pink, flushed white, flowers are produced in early to mid-summer, from pink buds. Ht.2.5mt.(10ft.). Best in a sunny, fertile, well-drained position. Very good as a hedging plantand useful in coastal areas.
Escallonia Apple Blossom
- Usually Flowers : June, July, August, September
Bushy, compact, evergreen shrub with dark green, glossy leaves. Pale pink, tubular flowers produced from June to September. Ht.2.5mt(8ft). Requires full sun in fertile, well drained soil. May need protection from extreme cold. Good in mixed borders, as informal hedging or coastal windbreak.