(F. alatamaha): (2 gal) 10-20’ multi-stemmed, picturesque curving shape. Big pearly buds, 3” fragrant white flowers with gold centers. July-September, spectacular orange-scarlet fall foliage through November. Lovely cool gray bark patterned with light gray fissures. Moist acid organic soil, well-drained is essential; give sheltered location until established. Long extinct in the wild, but initially found in GA. A small specimen, ornamental all year. Bees.
Image courtesy of John and Doreen Anderson