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 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.
Escallonia Donard Radience
- Usually Flowers : May, June
Vigorous, compact evergreen bearing large, glossy, dark green leaves. brilliant, soft rose-red, chalice-shaped flowers. May to June. Ht.2.5mt.(8ft.). Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil. Lime and drought tolerant. Good for borders, coastal areas and hedging.