HARDINESS: Zones 6- 9.
GROWTH HABIT: 20' high with a 8'-10' spread.
Well- branched, upright and vase-like shape. Slow to moderate growth rate; prefers well-drained soil.
FOILAGE: Broad oval to heart shaped leaves that turn dark green in summer and yellow-brown in fall.
FLOWERS: Deep reddish-purple blooms in early spring.
BARK: Smooth tan-gray; matures to darker grey with rough ridges.
LANDSCAPE VALUE: Small flowering tree with vibrant rose-purple blooms that last for several weeks Excellent accent tree.Moderately drought tolerant.