They bloom for a couple of weeks and then we have pink snow everywhere. I love these. This one is right outside our bedroom window. The green leaf is an elongated heart shaped leaf. Very pretty.
Now you see why these are my favorite trees. The woods are full of these everywhere just growing wild, it's a fantastic site to drive and count hundreds just showing colors of pink against the baren wood of winter. They bloom just before the first green starts to show.
I also have a couple of these in the back yard, but do not know what they are called. They are a true vibrant hot pink and look like fringe. The leaves are a reddish green.