This section is from the book "Commercial Gardening Vol4", by John Weathers (the Editor). Also available from Amazon: Commercial Gardening, A Practical & Scientific Treatise For Market Gardeners.
A pretty Chinese shrub, 6 ft. high, with lance-shaped serrulate leaves and large white flowers. E. Alberti, from Persia, attains a height of 12 ft. Warm sheltered positions and loamy soil are necessary. Raised by seeds, layers, cuttings, and suckers.