Description: A multi stemmed shrub or small tree which is slow growing. In late spring an abundance of feathery white flowers are produced in pendent panicles providing a showy display. The slightly fragrant flowers are delicate and thread like and appear as a billowy mass before the leaves in May. The green leaves of summer turn yellow in autumn.
Though not often seen, this is a useful addition to a sheltered site.
Climate/Position: Full sun and a sheltered site prefered
Height/Spread: 3 metres x 3 metres
Soil Requirements: Moist soils which are low pH (acidic)
Pruning: No pruning required apart from shaping if required,
Originally introduced from the East of North America in 1736