Extraordinary small upright tree with new growth that is deep maroon slowly settling to green as the summer wears on. Reliable large trusses of shocking pink flowers typically appear by early August and then remains in bloom for 4-6 weeks. Very upright skinny habit to 10′ tall and just 3′ wide in 10 years in our climate. Full all day hot sun in a hot position. Grows approximately 2′-3′ a year when young. Extremely showy in bloom this eager bloomer makes a great small garden tree where rich soil and REGULAR IRRIGATION are present. Bark slowly exfoliates to a soft tan. Unauthorized propagation prohibited. Plant patent #10,319. Fall color is red/orange. Highly mildew resistant.