Large shiny 3 lobed foliage species, rich thick textured leaves. The Flowers appear below the foliage and have green and white stripes on top, rolling at the tip. The underside of each flower is dark purple-black and rolled as if a snail shell.An ideal choice for positions where an eye-catching feature tree is required. Growing to 5m, this purple-leafed variety offers large heart-shaped leaves and masses of small pink ‘pea-like’ flowers in spring. Prefers a moist, deep well-drained soil. Avoid prolonged dry or very wet sites.