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Cercis siliquastrum

Cercis Siliquastrum, the Judas Tree, is found as a small tree or shrub, 15 to 30 feet high, in the region bordering the
Mediterranean, whence it was introduced in 1596. It flowers very freely from all parts of the plant.

The colour of the blossoms is reddish purple; varieties are in cultivation with white and flesh coloured blooms.

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