This attractive deciduous shrub is native to open woodlands in Japan.
Tiny bell-shaped, creamy-yellow to reddish flowers held together in clusters.
Small elliptic leaves turning bright red, orange and yellow in the fall.
2) Davidia involucrata Handkerchief Tree
This deciduous tree is native to woodlands in central China.
Its small, reddish purple flower heads are surrounded by a pair of large, white bracts up to 30 cm. long, which are said to resemble dangling handkerchiefs or doves resting on the branches.
3) Magnolia sieboldii Oyama Magnolia
This deciduous shrub or small tree is native to Japan, southeastern China and Korea.
Nodding fragrant white flowers with crimson stamens that bloom late May to July.
4) Dipelta floribunda Rosy Dipelta
This deciduous shrub is native to mixed forest areas in central and western China.
Specific epithet comes from the Latin word, floribundus meaning abundant flowering in reference to bloom.
Clusters of funnel-shaped creamy-white flowers, tinged pink and marked orange in the throat.
5) Viburnum opulus European Cranberrybush
This deciduous shrub is native to Europe, northwestern Africa and central Asia.
The flowers are white, produced in corymbs 4–11 cm. (2–4 in.) in diameter at the top of the stems; each corymb comprises a ring of outer sterile flowers with conspicuous petals, surrounding a center of small (5 mm.) fertile flowers.