Japan and Tawian
Shrub or spreading habit
Full sun and high pH soils
More dainty, and smaller than C. glabrescens, C. pauciflora works well in woodland gardens. Protect from high winds and high pH soils. Known for floral display
Alternate, simple, ovate with few bristle like teeth, 1 to 3 inch. Green in summer, golden yellow in fall.
Buds are greenish brown
Fragrant primose yellow flowers with 2 to 5 inflorescences
Two valved, dehiscent capsule