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HEPTACODIUM miconioides

Commonly known as Seven son flower of Zhejiang

Vigorous shrub of upright habit and peeling bark with fragrant white flowers at the end of the shoots. The calyx turns bright red after flowering
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Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Small £18.50 each

Large £50.00 each

Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
plant size comparison icon 7.5 Litre
  • Deciduous - oval, wavy-margined leaves 8-10cm (3-4in) long with 3 prominent veins. Colour changes from light green when young to dark green, purple tinged, in autumn.
  • White
  • Height - 6m (20ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - vigorous multi-stemmed shrub or small tree. Small flowers are followed by showy, long-lasting calyx segments
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Endangered in the wild - These plants are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's list of 'Red Plants'. This is a list of threatened species in the wild, they are either critically, endangered or vulnerable to extinction. - Vulnerable
  • Good to know - flowers attractive to insects, butterflies.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - China
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - to 3cm (1¼in) long
  • Star-shaped
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly columnar -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
Heptacodium Growing Guide
6m (20ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)

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