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Heptacodium miconioides, Heptacodium jasminoides, Seven Sons plant

Heptacodium miconioides, Heptacodium jasminoides

Seven Sons plant
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Origin: China
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantDeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The tiered branches of this fast-growing species are covered with white blossoms for over a month, starting in late summer. The flowers fade to reveal fuchsia calyxes that persist well into autumn.

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