In the Garden
A native of China this tree is extremely versatile and can be grown as a feature or as a hedge. It can even be trained on a trellis or over a wall creating a cascade of colour in spring when it is among the first plants to burst into bloom.
For best flowering this tree should be grown in full sun. Moderately drought tolerant once established it will benefit from watering during the hotter months. Pruning should take place after flowering has finished.