Few people have probably heard of a phenomenon known rather morbidly as the widowmaker. Like so many tales, it originates from the dark and mysterious world of woods and forests. But it might just strike closer to home, especially if you have trees in your garden.
"Many thanks for the delivetry of our plant - a very nice specimen in perfect condition. We are so please with it, we shall be ordering another one today.." Thank you. M Brown
This form of Cercis has the most appropriate name, Cercis canadensis Hearts of Gold describes the leafs on this Cercis so well it is hard to say much more than, the golden heart shaped leafs and the purple pink pea like purple flowers which appear before the leaves in spring make this one of the best trees for a small area.