Dipelta is indigenous in China and comprises four species which flower profusely for a long time. This is a semi-evergreen shrub, more or less winter-hardy, with whorls of short-stemmed, oval to lanceolate, toothed or serrated, with single or of often fragrant, asymmetrical, tubular , with five spreading petals; the bracts develop into wings of the fruit. D. floribunda is fairly winter-hardy, 3-5 m tall, with peeling bark, arching young , oval-lanceolate, pointed, slightly serrated leaves, 2-10 cm long, and fragrant, nodding, white , marked yellow inside, 2.5-4 cm long.
D. ventricosa is fairly winter-hardy, up to 5 m tall, with downy, hairy stems, slightly hairy, serrated leaves, 5-15 cm long, thin-stemmed, deep pink flowers marked orange inside, with dish-shaped, spreading petals. They grow terminally inof three or singly in the axilla. This shrub requires a warm, sheltered spot in the sun or semi-shade, and fertile soil. Feed every year and provide winter cover at the base. Do not in the first few years. Later back only the old wood, and remove branches affected by frost. Propagate from (spring) and summer/autumn in sandy soil with some peat.