A moderately slow growing tree with masses of medium lavender flowers in large terminal panicles produced on this seasons growth in summer. Lipan has a vase shaped habit often multi-stemmed and somewhat irregular. A tough tree best planted in full sun moist but well drained slightly acidic soil. Prepare soil with a good amount of organic matter and soil conditioner.
Growth Rate: Moderately slow
Foliage: Dark green leaves turning light orange to russet in autumn
Bark: Dark greenish-grey when young then exfoliating at around 3 years leaving a pale beige under-bark
Tolerances: Good to moderate drought and heat tolerance