One of the best trees for dry soil and extreme temperature
changes (highway medians!.
Tend to be short lived -- expect the trunks or main branches to
begin dying back once the tree is about 20 years old.
Many people ask about it in July, " What's the tree blooming
pink in the median of I-94?"
It's not flower, it's this tree's seed pods, which mature in
July and can be an outstanding pink.
A truly spectacular orange to red, sometimes with both colors on
the same tree.