Chionanthus virginicus

White Fringetree

These graceful, elegant large shrubs or small trees are from Asia and the United States. They produce many clusters of small white flowers. Female plants produce small purplish-black fruit if mailes are present. Hardy in the Northwest with some protection from cold and wind. Prefers sun and moist, sandy loam.
Chionanthus virginicus, White Fringetree
This native tree blooms earlier than the Chines species, C. retusus, and has larger flower clusters.

Attributes - Chionanthus virginicus

Plant Type: Shrub, Tree

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Late Spring

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 12 ft. to 20 ft.

Width: 20 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Black Spot, Powdery Mildew, Scales.

Related Plants

Chionanthus retusus, Chionanthus retusus serrulatus
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