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This hard to find gem produces sweetly fragrant flowers in clusters of 7 at the end of branches starting in late summer and into fall.
They are very attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. Flowers are followed by very showy fringed fruits that are red, and last well into the fall. Attractive fall Colors: Purple, Red, White. Seven Son Flower Heptacodium miconioides Description & Overview.
The Seven Son Flower is an upright and spreading small stature tree with beautiful dark green foliage and jasmine-like white flower clusters in late summer. In fall a spectacular show begins when the calyces turn bright red. Exfoliating tan bark reveals a cinnamon colored inner bushfelling.clubted Reading Time: 2 mins. This September-flowering tree is starting to gain followers in the US as a 4-season landscape tree with great pollinator interest.
It has attractive exfoliating bark in the winter, white late-summer flowers, with a week bloom period, followed by pink-red seeds, ‘Seven Sons’ refers to. Flower Form: Seven blooms are produced on each head of flowers.
Flowers are fragrant. After petals fall, the rosy/pink sepals remain and give the appearnce that the plant is in flower again. Pruning: Prune in late winter, before flower buds perform in the spring. Soil Requirement: Moist well drained soil.
Native to China, Heptacodium miconioides (Seven Son Flower) is a unique plant with year-round interest. This large, fountain-shaped, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub features clusters of fragrant, creamy-white flowers at branch ends over a long bloom season in late summer to early fall.
The blooms appear in whorls, with each whorl containing 7 small flowers (hence the common name of Seven-Son.