Heptacodium miconioides (Seven Son Flower, Autumn Lilac)

Small, delicate star shaped stalkless flowers bloom in seven-branched clusters. Following the flowers are small burgundy fruit crowned by ornamental rose-hued calyces. Deep beige bark sheds to reveal showy brown inner bark. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
15-20 ft tall x 8-10 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Deciduous
Fragrant

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

This very floriferous shrub produces waves of bright yellow, pea-like flowers on a dense mound of arching/ trailing branches that softens the edges of raised beds. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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Mounding bushes of lavender blue and mauve blooms with magenta veining and a bright eye flower on compact deep green ovate foliage. Each flower has a prominent and showy center staminal column. Fast growth rate. Produces few to no seeds.

Blooms summer to early fall
8-12 ft tall x 6-10 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deciduous
Drought tolerant
Humidity tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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