When you happen to be passing a street view this gorgeous you’ve got to hit the brakes at once. He satisfied my request without hesitation so by the look of it he was impressed, too. I jumped out of the car overjoyed.
According to a third, more likely, explanation the name may have derived from the French common name arbre de Judée, tree of Judea. Whatever the origin, I like the merciful message the common name seems to entail: the notorious traitor is allowed to lend his name to such a glorious plant often blooming around Easter.
Life isn’t fair and time flies. That’s why you’ve got to hit the brakes whenever you see anything even remotely worthwhile.