The profuse flowers that bloom in April or May before the leaves develop make this a spring favorite.
It is attractive as a tree for naturalized garden areas or as a graceful addition to a small yard.
Exposure: Sun to Part Shade
Shape: Multi-stem or low branching tree. Somewhat flat-topped
Foliage: Medium green
Fall Color: Yellow
Flower: Reddish purple in bud, rosy-pink when open