Common name describes it well. White flowers with long tube.Very valuable for its lateness and superb scent, passed on to its many hybrids. Likes relatively moist soil. Widespread in East USA. Tolerates swampy conditions in the wild, growing on hummocks.
Hardy in all but the coldest parts of Pacific Northwest and UK, France and northern Italy, around Bergen (Norway) and mildest parts of NE USA such as Cape Cod and parts of Long Island.