A medium-sized, deciduous tree to about 25 m tall with large leaves and very attractive, bell-shaped, pink to purplish flowers.
It is easy and extremely fast growing and aside from a popular ornamental in warm temperate regions around the world, it is a choice species for forestry with its light but durable wood that can be used for a variety of purposes. Germination: Light germinator! Only sprinkle on the surface of the substrate + slightly press on. Substrate: Coir, pure sand or sowing mix + 2/3 sand or perlite. Keep bright and constantly moist but not wet.