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Seven-sons Flower
Heptacodium miconioides
Seven-son Flower form
Size:

Small
Size: medium
Medium
Size: large
Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Pests and Problems:

Environmental Damage


Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8 
Mature Height: 10-15 Feet
Mature Width: 6-10 Feet
Features: Fragrant creamy white flowers in clusters of seven in late summer; pink-purple fruit (capsules) in early autumn; curling, papery bark.
Culture: Full sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil.
Mature Form: Upright to somewhat irregular
Native To: China
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Alkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Wind
Uses:
Barrier
Use for: Border.Border
Foundation
Hedge
Massing
Naturalizing
Screen
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Green
 
Additional Notes: This species is relatively new to the U. S. horticulture market and so its cultural needs and potential pest problems may not yet be full known.

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