Holodiscus discolor ariifolius (western North America)
Habit: Loosely upright normal shrub, 2-3 m tall and wide with twigs archingly overhanging, medium fast-growing.
Flowers: From June, flower cascades with large, cream-white, feathery panicles, persistent.
Fruits: Brown, crumbly panicles all winter.
Leaves: Ovoid, somewhat lobed, pale green, pale in autumn.
Demands: Sunny to slightly shady, likes warmth, frost hardy.
Soil: Slightly acidic to neutral, too much chalk leads to yellow leaves; fresh to moist; for nutritious soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5b