Deciduous round headed tree with purple foliage and pink blossom
Rounded canopy with deep purple leaves that have a red tone when young. Mass of single flowers from early to mid-Spring.
Will grow well in most free draining soils in sun or light shade. Thrives in fertile organic rich soils.
Enrich soil with plenty of organic material including well-rotted compost. Use a good thick mulch to retain soil moisture and suppress weeds. Protect from blustery winds.
Ideas for Use
Good central tree in a mixed shrub bed.