Plant: deciduous tree to 60'
Zone: 5 - 9
Flowers: unique structure with flowers dangling from leaf bracts. Fragrant. Star or cup shaped and loaded with nectar. Flowers steeped for an herbal tea that helps sore throats.
Foliage: asymmetrical, lobed, toothed leaves with silvery undersides
Culture: sunny location in average soil. Tolerates part shade and heavy soil. Good tree for bee-keepers.