Erect, vase-shaped tree becoming rounded with age. Flowers from an early age. Large, fragrant, cup and saucer-shaped flowers with rounded, silky, textured petals. Flowers are white at the rim, shading to rose-purple with white interiors. Mid-spring flowering. Deciduous tree that grows at a moderate rate to reach 6m (H) x 4m (W) in 10 years.