White Fringe Tree
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ki-o-NAN-thus vir-JIN-i-kus|
|Lore||In its home range this shrub is known as Grancy Graybeard due to its unique foliage and flowers. It's classified in the Oleaceae family.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing to 20 to 25 ft. high, 25 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||Fringe tree is a beautiful accent for foundation planting. Particularly beautiful against red brick or dark timber homes. May be used as a background shrub for beds and borders. Add to native and wild gardens for habitat and seasonal interest. A striking accent in any garden setting.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Attracts Birds|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering may be reduced once established, but avoid prolonged drought. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9