Judas tree (Cercis siliquastrum)
This is one of the most reliable ornamental trees for regions with mild winters.
How to plant
Plant in well drained soil in a full sun position. They like dry, hot summer weather, as long as the soil moisture is adequate in winter and spring.
They don’t like to be disturbed on their roots, so choose the right place at first planting.
Judas tree is easily propagated from seed.