This is a deciduous shrub in zone 5 through 10. It blooms early summer with fragrant white spherical flowers. I’ve only seen it at the edge of wetlands growing wild.
The branches were used by Native Americans in arrows and stick games
Leaves contain glucosides, may cause skin rashes, severe toxin if ingested – keep from humans and pets
Sun to part shade
prefers wet soil, wetlands
Attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds
Easily grown from stem cuttings, challenging to grow from seed
Native to US