Wide-spreading, dense, multi-stemmed shrub
Well drained soil, prefers full sun to light shade
Early spring flower color and fragrance
Alternate, simple, ovate, 2 to 4 inch long sinuate-dentate with bristle-like teeth. Yellow gold fall color.
Buds are large, sessile, greenish-brown to brown-redish brown composed of 3 glabrous scales
Perfect, pale yellow, fragrant, flowers in April before foliage
Two-valved, dehiscent capsule
Softwood cuttings with 1000 ppm IBA quick dip. Allow to go through winter dormancy before moving.