Provided for consumer information—Monrovia is not currently growing this plant.

Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Moderate growth to 10 to 12 ft. tall and as wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Fall Color
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Spring
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Moderate growth to 10 to 12 ft. tall and as wide.
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Spring
Flower color:White
Garden styleCottage, Rustic
Design IdeasA huge super hardy shrub to background mixed shrub and perennial borders. Problem solver against multistory building walls with little interest. Soft character blends perfectly into wild gardens and mixed woodlands. Size makes an informal hedge or screen.
Companion PlantsCombine this shrub with other plants bearing high native wildlife value such as Magnus Purple Coneflower, (Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'), Trumpet Honeysuckle, (Lonicera sempervirens 'Magnifica') and Pink Muhly, (Muhlenbergia capillaris) and Marshall's Delight Bee Balm, (Monarda didyma 'Marshall's Delight').
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear to shape in early spring.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
History:
This species is native to much of the southeastern U.S. and north into some New England states. This cultivar was selected at the Morton Arboretum.
Lore:
This plant's long, straight stems were valued by Native Americans for the fabrication of arrow shafts, hence the common name.