Evergreen to deciduous tree. These flamboyant flower trees have a very special place in most mild climates of the United States. Common to the characteristics are their twin lobe leaves. Their flowers are spectacular in a shape of a large orchid with a range of color from cranberry, maroon to orchid pink and blooming from fall into late winter, its leaves tend to drop off around bloom time but not completely. To 20′. Gorgeous landscape plant or tree. Hardy to the mid 30’s.