There’s a Sad Tale About the Judas Tree Blooms
Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer:
Over the years we have visited Provence in just about every month, but until we bought the house we hadn’t visited in April, which to be honest looking back on it now, was rather an oversight.
In April, the countryside simply explodes with colour as the wildflowers start to bloom, bringing the landscape back to life after the cold winter months. They seem to explode overnight along with the Cherry blossom, which turns the bare orchards into snow-drifts of petals…
…Continue reading here to learn about the Judas Tree (Eastern Redbud) a tree with striking pink blossoms in the spring. It is a beautiful sight, but the legend associated with the tree is a bit dark.
Via:: Vaucluse Dreamer