Clusters of showy pink flowers during summer cover this vigorous-growing small tree. Perfect size for street planting or small gardens. Usually available November-July Image By: Fanghong (Own work) [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 1.0], via Wikimedia Commons
DESCRIPTION: Showy rose-pink flower clusters bring this deciduous shrub to life at the peak of summer's heat. Vigorous growing variety with smooth grey bark and a broad rounded growth habit. USES: Specimen shrub, small tree, in mixed borders in cottage gardens. LOCATION: Plant in a full sun position in the garden. CARE: Water regularly during the first 8-12 weeks until the plant is established, then during dry periods until the plant develops a trunk. Prune in autumn following leaf drop for prolific summer flowering and a dense growth habit; or deadhead after first flowers to keep an elegant shape and encourage a second flower flush. Fertilise using a slow release fertiliser twice yearly, thrive in clay soils. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 3.5m H x 3.5m W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, young healthy plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The average size of your plants will be 15 -25 cm in height including the pot height of 80 mm x 42 mm wide.