Son Tree - Heptacodium jasminoïdes or
heptacodium miconioides (latin)
Area of origin:
Recently introduced from China (1980). Adult Dimensions:
Height up to 4 m (13'), width up to 3m (9.8'). Foliage: Deciduous, dark green. Soil Type: All. Hardiness: Hardy to -25°C. Exposure:
Semi-shade to full sun.
Characteristics and Uses:
Superb abundant flowers from spring to the end of summer. The
perfumed pink flowers attract bees and butterflies. The bark is
a creamy colour when it exfoliates. It can be planted alone, in
a flowerbed or within a hedge.