Deciduous trees and shrubs with reniform (kidney-shaped) leaves.
Latin name: Cercis siliquastrum
They grow in full sun and do well even in relatively thin and dry, neutral or alkaline soils.
Plant alone or in rows.
Typical species are propagated by seeds, cultivars by semi-woody cuttings.
Small tree with green, reniform (kidney-shaped) leaves and fuchsia-coloured flowers that are borne on bare branches in mid-spring.