Disanthus cercidifolius Maxim.
Disanthus cercidifolius (92611 bytes)
A small to medium-sized shrub up to 3 m high, but often smaller. The leaves are similar to Cercis or Cercidiphyllum. The small flowers are purplish, produced in October. They are smelling unpleasant. In autumn the shrub is very conspicuous. The leaves are coloured crimson to wine-red. It needs a warm place with moist but well drained soil.

Home: Japan, Korea

Other views: Leaf

Cultivated: Germany

Author: Ulrich Herzog

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