Vase-shaped tree with upright, spreading branches. Soft-pink buds open lime-green and age to an antique-green and pink. Large, double flowers are very unique and nestle among the bronze-coloured emerging leaves. Flowers late-September. Orange-red to plum-red autumn leaves. Deciduous tree that grows at a fast rate to reach 5m (H) x 5m (W) in 10 years.