Dark green leaves turning reddish-orange to dark red in autumn.
Adaptable but best in moist, well drained, slightly acidic soils in full sun. Tolerant to mild drought and heat.
A deciduous smaller tree with red young branches, exfoliating bark and pink flowers approx 14 cm long and 17 cm wide in summer and early autumn. Can flower up to 100 days in warmer areas. Prune in winter .