Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - MediumMature Height - 15-20'Mature Width - 7-10'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Buds appear in early summer, but do not open until August and linger until September, individual flowers are creamy white, and fragrantFruit - Capsule with calyx that persist and change green to rose-purpleLeaf - Fall Color - Soft green to mild yellow at bestBark - Reddish-brown bark peels off in thin strips, revealing gray-brown to beige colors underneath.Other Features - Single flowers are quite small but are borne in a tiered, six flowered whorl that is terminated by a flower, hence the name Heptacodium, in allusion to the seven flowered thryselike inflorescencesPossible Use - Perfect for use as a specimen plant in a small area. Possibly as a hedge or border.Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Prefers moist, acid, well-drained, organic soilsNative Habitat - China, Zhejiang ProvinceDiseases and Insects - Some dieback has occurred, probably canker relatedStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Seven-son Flower.- Other plants of the family Caprifoliaceae.- Other plants of the genus Heptacodium.- Other plants of the species Heptacodium miconioides.