Native to North America
A deciduous shrub commonly found in moist to wet areas in full sun to partial shade. Long 6" leaves do not emerge until late spring. In early to mid-summer, very interesting white globed shaped flowers appear that look like pin cushions complete with pins which are extremely attractive to polinators and butterflies. Fruit persists into winter adding winter interest.
Host plant for titan sphinx moth, hydrangea sphinx and the royal walnut moth.