Koelreuteria elegans, is a very popular landscape tree because of its colorful petals and conical fruit capsules.
Flamegold is a very popular landscape tree native to China, Korea, and Taiwan. The tree is more commonly seen covered with large clusters of persistent rose-colored, papery capsules, which may be mistaken for the blooms.
Flowers are small, fragrant, and appear in very showy, dense, panicles at the end of branches. The bark is smooth and light brown when young, becoming ridged and furrowed as the tree matures.