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Heptacodium miconioides/Seven-son Flower

Heptacodium miconioides / Heptacodium miconioides
Has rather narrow, shiny, medium green foliage
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Has rather narrow, shiny, medium green foliage

Tan exfoliating bark peels off to reveal brown colored beneath

Grows 15 20 feet in height

Has fountain-like branches


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Scientific Name: Heptacodium miconioides
Common Name: Seven-son Flower
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Fall
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
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Comments: A fountain-shaped deciduous shrub that is often seen as a multi-stemmed specimen. In late summer whorls of creamy white, fragrant flowers are present in clusters on the branches. Each whorl contains 7 flowers and thus its name of Seven-sons flower. Folliwing flowering, small, purplish-red fruit are very showy in autumn. These fruits are crowned by 5 very showy, sepal-like rose calyces which elongate after bloom. This creates quite a show into the fall. A rare native that is just becoming available in the USA.