A spectacular hybrid with large leaves. Leaf colour is green with a purple tinge and crimson-purple tips. Large, conical, purple-pink flower clusters are borne in summer. Vivid scarlet-red autumn leaves. A strong, upright-grower with a rounded head. Excellent street tree. Deciduous tree that grows at a fast rate to reach 3m (H) x 2m (W) in 10 years.