This shrub was recently covered in flowers, and now the petals are falling. The ground appears to be covered with a light snowfall.
A few years ago, we moved this plant to its present location below a west-facing bedroom window. For a few days a year, you can look out the window and see a blanket of white flowers covering the entire bush.
Then the petals fall and it looks like a snowfall has come through the area in late May – an extremely unlikely event in this area.
Yes, these plants are protected by a deer fence. On the right, are day lily leaves, a month away from flowering themselves.
About a month ago, I took pruning loppers to this shrub, and cut a lot off. It has paid off already, as the stems are stronger and the flowers did not droop excessively.