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Nodding, fragrant, white or pale yellow, bell-shaped flowers with pale yellow anthers. Introduced from Tibet in 1885. The leaf-pairs on the plant form thick, disc-like collars around the stems (see leaf photograph).

Fragrant: Yes
Approximate height: 5.0 -7.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Aug Sep Oct
Aspect: Sunny
USDA zones: 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Country of origin: Tibet Pakistan Himalayas
Parentage: Species
Other name(s): amplexicaulis; gracilis; venosa; velutina; buchananiana subsp connata

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 2.5cm
Tepals: 4;