Native to Asia, this species is planted in the United States because of its elegant floral display. This deciduous tree grows up to 9 m tall and produces drooping clusters of 3-6 white bell-shaped flowers from May to June. In Asia, the strong wood was traditionally used to make umbrella handles.
- Planted as an ornamental, growing best in full sun to part shade.
- Growth Habit:
- Deciduous tree, growing up to 9 m tall.
- Bloom Time:
- Presence in US:
- NY PA