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Seven Son Flower (Heptacodium miconioides)

Seven Son Flower (Heptacodium miconioides)

Heptacodium miconioides is a large, fountain-shaped, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub that typically grows 15-20' at maturity with a 10' spread. May also be trained as a single-trunk tree.

The genus name Heptacodium comes from Greek and means "seven heads", in reference to the typically seven-part flower clusters that make up the inflorescence.

A somewhat rare and unique plant with year-round interest. Shrub border or woodland garden. Excellent as a lawn specimen or accent around the home.


Zone: 5 to 9

Height: 15.00 to 20.00 feet

Spread: 8.00 to 10.00 feet

Bloom Time: September

Bloom Description: White with pink calyx

Sun: Full sun

Water: Medium

Maintenance: Low

Suggested Use: Flowering Tree

Flower: Showy, Fragrant

Attracts: Hummingbirds, Butterflies


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