Chionanthus virginicus

Fringetree

Categories: Shrubs

It is hardy to zone 4. It is in flower in June, and the seeds ripen in October. The flowers are dioecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but only one sex is to be found on any one plant so both male and female plants must be grown if seed is required) and are pollinated by Bees.The plant is not self-fertile.


 

More About Chionanthus virginicus

  • 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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Height:

12-18 ft

Spread:

8-10 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Chionanthus virginicus Characteristics

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Fragrant

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure

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

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds
  • Songbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Tolerates most soils

Fall Color

  • Yellow

Flower Color

  • White

Fruit

  • Blue-black

Habit

  • Spreading
  • Vase-like