A reasonably fast growing, deciduous tree that has soft green coloured foliage and produces racemes of fragrant, pale lilac-pink flowers in mid to late spring. Suitable as a feature, specimen tree that also provides some shade for the garden. Plant in a sunny position where soils are reasonably free-draining. Hardy and tolerates periods of drought. Grows to approximately 5m x 3.5m and may be trimmed after flowering has finished.