Attractive compact deciduous shrub, loosely branched, that grows up to 10′ tall and has flaky brown bark. The leaves are egg-shaped and smooth. Cluster of 1-2″ wide aromatic flowers grow at the end of lateral branches.
|Habitats||Oak Woodland, Upland Prairie and Savanna, Riparian Forests, Bottomland Forests|
|Habitat Notes||Plant at low elevation.|
|Years Planted at Arboretums||2011, 2010|
|Shade Preference||full sun, part shade|
|Soil Tolerance||All but wet soil|
|Special Uses||Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds; Attracts hummingbirds; Wildlife forage, cover and food; Deer resistant|