This large shrub can also be trained to form a single or multistemmed tree. This plant can also be used as a container plant. It comes in many varieties all with varying heights and flower colors. When used as a shrub, it makes a great hedge, screen, or windbreaker. When trained as a tree, it makes a great specimen plant. It is known for its showy and fragrant flowers. The leaves and flowers of this plant are toxic if ingested.