|Growing in clumps to as tall
as 1.5m, Deutzia gracilis, a deciduous shrub, inhabits rocks
in fields and mountains. Limestone areas also allow it to grow.
Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis; blades are 4-8cm in length,
1.5-3cm in width, in the shape of a long-oblong-like oblong-ovate,
with tips narrowly becoming pointed and bases broadly cuneate to
circular, also with fine serrations on margins. Branch tips emerge
panicles that set many white flowers facing somewhat downward;
petals are 5 in number, 7-10mm long, oblong to long-oblong, with no
hairs. Bloom time: April-May.