a deciduous shrub or small tree- to tree, 2-5m in height, grows in
sunny locations like scrub forests- or edges in grasslands. Leaves
are alternate or in whorls of three; blades measures 5-15cm long,
3-8cm wide, oblong to oval-like oblong, with tips finely pointed,
bases broadly cuneate to circular, and margins with shallow, sharp
serrations. Panicles appear on branch tips; ornamental flowers are
white, sepals are 4-5 in number, about 2.5mm long, oval-like oblong,
and open flat in blooming time. Bloom time: July-September.