Chionanthus virginicus 'Spring Fleecing'

SPring Fleecing Fringetree

Categories: Shrubs

A selection from Tarheel Native Trees in Clayton, NC. This is a male cultivar selected for its profuse flowering, great form and dark, waxy green leaves.

More About Chionanthus virginicus 'Spring Fleecing'

  • It is a VNLA, Beautiful Gardens Grow with Confidence┬« winner for 2014.
  • one of the most elegant flowering plants

Chionanthus virginicus is a deciduous Shrub growing to 5 m (16ft) by 3 m (9ft) at a fast rate.

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12-18 ft


8-10 ft

Hardiness Zone:


Chionanthus virginicus 'Spring Fleecing' Characteristics


  • Drought Tolerant
  • Fragrant

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant


  • Does best in full sun
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds
  • Songbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Tolerates most soils

Fall Color

  • Yellow

Flower Color

  • White


  • Blue-black


  • Spreading
  • Vase-like