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Seven-son Flower

Used as a large arching shrub or small multi-stemmed tree, Heptacodium is truly a plant for all seasons. The glossy dark green foliage really sets off the fragrant white flowers that appear in August and September. Then as the sepals turn a pinkish red, the show really begins and continues through autumn. The bark is beautiful as it exfoliates to expose a light brown underbark. Quite adaptable to either moist or dry soil, Heptacodium prefers sun to light shade. We recommend some winter protection in zone 4 for the first few years. 2006 Plants of Merit®.

Plant Features:

  • Height: 10 - 20'
  • Spread: 8 - 15'
  • Shape: Upright, arching
  • Foliage: Glossy green
  • Fall Foliage: Insignificant
  • Zone: 4 - 8
Plant information and imagery used by permission from Bailey Nurseries.
Plant Features are recommendations for optimal performance. Availability subject to change.

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