Quick-growing, upright, small tree, bushy to the ground. Long, narrow, pale-green leaves with pink flowers in early summer. Very tough, tolerating sub-zero temperatures, salt-laden winds, drought, and polluted atmospheres. Excellent for screening and erosion control. Dodonaea viscosa ‘Purpurea’ is a beautiful purple selection. Evergreen tree that grows at a fast rate to reach 3m (H) x 2.5m (W) in 10 years.