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Heptacodium miconioides

Common Name(s):
Seven-son flower
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Exfoliating bark to reveal light brown bark; easy to transplant

Height:
10-20 ft.
Flower:
Clusters of creamy white flowers in late summer to fall; fragrant; small rounded fruit with a cherry red to rose purple calyx
Zones:
5-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types including dry sand and wet heavy clay
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Multistemmed; fountainesque; upright spreading
Width:
8-10 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
3-4 in. opposite, simple leaves; nonshowy fall color; leaves persist into November
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2007

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