Vigorous and upright but smaller than the other paniculatas growing to just four feet. Sports enormous showy, somewhat conical balls of lime green (that often first emerge white). These flowers may develop some pink tones as they age. Excellent for drier areas. Don't forget to cut some for a dried flower display in autumn. Usefull in containers.
Asia - China and Japan
Bamboo scrub, open forests and by streams[. Sparse forests or thickets in valleys or on mountain slopes or tops, at elevations of 300 - 2100 m in China.