6 to 10 feet
Medium rate of growth
Full sun to partial shade
Prefers moist to wet soils; will tolerate standing water
Zones 5 to 11
A large, colonizing shrub with spreading branches;
with briefly deciduous, ornamental, shiny green leaves and
round, fragrant, creamy-white flowers followed by
reddish brown balls of seeds.
May be pruned to maintain shape.
Useful as a littoral shrub and in wetland restoration areas.
Excellent butterfly attractor.