Heptacodium miconioides

Seven sons

Price: €8.95

This is a rarely available flowering shrub that can provide interest at different times of the year. Somewhat similar to a lilac in size and shape, it has small fragrant white flowers in late summer and into autumn. It's a member of the honeysuckle family and is native to central China. Furthermore, it has excellent autumn colour and showy seed heads (calyxes) after flowering. Hardy, easy-to-grow, it is a relatively tall, upright shrub that can reach 5 metres in height by 3 metres in width. Fast-growing, it can reach up to 3 metres in 5 years. Suitable for sun or light shade in most garden soils. 3 litre pot, 50-80cms tall plant. Please note, items displayed on this website may not be available in each of our shops.  (A)