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Heptacodium miconoides - Seven-Son Flower

Heptacodium miconoides - Seven-Son Flower

More About Heptacodium miconioides

  • Fragrant, white flowers
  • Seed closets ripen pink, changing to purple then to brown, and persisting into the winter
  • Green leaves drop to expose white-tan, exfoliating bark
  • Upright, vase-shaped habit
  • Bloom Time: August

Zone:

5

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

2-2 m

Colour:

White
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Seven-Son Flower Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tolerant of a range of soils and pH but grows best in a well-drained soil, in full sun or light shade. Heptacodium can be trained or pruned into tree form.


Heptacodium miconioides Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Upright
Vase-shape
Multi-stem/Clump form

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Heptacodium miconioides

Sophora japonica 'Regent'

Sophora japonica 'Regent'

Regent Japanese Pagodatree

Maackia amurensis

Maackia amurensis

Amur Maackia

Physocarpus opulifolius

Physocarpus opulifolius

Common Ninebark

Heptacodium miconioides Temple of Bloom™ ('SMHMRF')

Heptacodium miconioides Temple of Bloom™ ('SMHMRF')

Temple of Bloom™ Seven-Son Flower