Seven-son flower (Heptacodium miconioides)
Seven-son flower (Heptacodium miconioides
) blooms in late summer/early autumn, bearing fragrant, bee-pleasing, white flowers followed by showy, long-lasting, rosy pink calyces. Read about the introduction of this rare Chinese shrub (formerly named H. jasminoides
) to North America.
Arnoldia 46/4, 1986 [pdf]
— Nancy Rose, Editor of Arnoldia