Chionanthus retusus – Chinese Fringe Tree

chinese fringe tree
Spring View
20140827-Chinese Fringe Tree (1)
Fall View
Cianthus retusis (2)
Flower View
20140827-Chinese Fringe Tree (2)
Foliage View
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  • 20140827-Chinese Fringe Tree (1)
  • Cianthus retusis (2)
  • 20140827-Chinese Fringe Tree (2)

Best known for striking display of pure white flowers in early summer. Individual flower petals are almost fringe-like, but are so numerous that tree appears to be absolutely covered in them. Great medium size tree that is slow growing and tolerates a half (1/2) day of shade.

Height: 20 ft
Spread: 20 ft
Shape: Oval
Flower: White
Foliage: Green
Fall Color: Yellow
Species: Chionanthus - Fringe Tree
Hardiness Zone: 5