Deciduous upright multi stemmed shrub to small tree 4-6m x 3-4m. Massed fuschia pink flowers over a long period in summer. New growth tinged red. Grows in full sun in well drained soils. Adaptable and drought tolerant once established. Leaves turn red-orange in autumn. Summer water required in hot districts.
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