Saturday February 22, 2020

The Cercis comes to town

As the evenings draw in, plants and trees can make your garden glow with spectacular autumn reds

18th October, 2015
Cercis pansy

There are certain plants that seem almost to glow at this time of the year. While most of our native trees turn shades of brown and yellow, shrubs and trees from further afield with more vibrant autumn tints have made their way into our gardens.

Cultivars with ‘fire’, ‘blaze’, or ‘flame’ in the name are a giveaway – Cotinus ‘Flame’, Acer ‘Autumn Blaze’, and Nandina domestica ‘Fire Power’, for example’. But some of my favourite...

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