ACER OPALUS The Italian maple has yellow
flowers in early April.
CORNUS MAS This has many small yellow
flowers in February.
PARROTIA PERSICA This bears very numerous
small scarlet tassel-like flowers in February.
PRUNUS ‘Accolade’ is a semi-double pink
cherry flowering in March; P. conradinae is a
cherry with scented white or pinkish flowers in late
February; P. dauidiana is a peach flowering in
January, alba is a white form, rubra pink.
P. ‘Fundanzakura’ (semperflorens) with pink buds
and white flowers from November to April. P. ‘Kursar’
a bright pink cherry flowering in March; P. ‘Okami’
a cherry with carmine-pink flowers in March; P. ‘Pandora’
is a single pink, very floriferous Marchflowering cherry,
giving good autumnal leaf color; P. subhirtella autumnalis carries semi-double white flowers (pink in rosea) from November to March.
SALIX CAPREA The goat willow has decorative
catkins in March; S. daphnoides, the violet-willow,
carries them even earlier.