Genus containing only the species A.Distichum, native to Korea. It is related to Forsythia, but differs in having white flowers.
Latin name: Abeliophyllum distichum
They grow in full sun and fertile soils.
Plant in groups.
Propagated by cuttings.
No disease problems.
Deciduous shrub with fragrant white flowers borne in late winter and early spring before the unfolding of the leaves.