Japanese clethra, Clethra canescens misapplied, Japanese tree clethra
C. barbinervis - C. barbinervis is a large, upright, deciduous shrub with peeling bark and oblong to ovate, dark green leaves turning yellow and red in autumn. Arching racemes of fragrant, bell-shaped, white flowers bloom from late summer into autumn.
Deciduous, oblong to ovate, dark green leaves, turning yellow and red in autumn.
Flowers have a spicy fragrance.