This genus has only one species, A. distichum . It is a deciduous shrub related to Forsythia and native to Korean hillsides. It has dark green leaves and four-petaled, fragrant white flowers borne in late winter or early spring. It forms an open, spreading shrub to 5 feet high and wide, and is nice in a border or trained against a wall.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsFragrant flowers in late winter or early spring. Can be trained against a sunny wall.
CareGrow in full sun and fertile, well-drained soil.
PropagationLayer, or root greenwood or semi-ripe cuttings in summer.