Full sun; little to moderate water. Grows to 15-30ft tall, 10-20ft wide; grows fast at first, then slowly. With age, develops shaggy bark and twisting trunks. Narrow, willow-type green leaves 2-5in. long. Deep purplish red flowers. Spring to fall, produces fragrant trumpet-shaped blossoms with crimped lobes, blooms are like small cattleya orchids and attract hummingbirds.