Before planting, the bed is outlined and cleared of all existing shrubs and sod. These plants are for a huge bed, 30 feet long by 15 feet wide.
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It's prized for its flowers and exfoliating, light-colored bark. It grows to 20 feet or more in height.
The tree has creamy white flowers and in the fall, and has red calyces that are very colorful. It performs well in zones 5-8. This tree (which can also be a shrub) is not very common. You might have to go to a specialty nursery to find one.
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