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Seven-son Flower
Heptacodium miconioides

Seven-son flower was initially introduced by China in 1980 and has become quite popular in the Northeast.

This plant puts on a spectacular show in autumn with its red sepal color, and in winter with its exfoliating bark which exposes a light brown underbark.Works well as an accent, in shrub borders or in groupings.15 to 20 feet tall, 12 to 15 feet wide.
Shiny, pointed, drooping foliage.
Small, fagrant, star-shaped white flowers. Multi-stemmed and upright spreading habit with a cloud like canopy.

Grows best in moist soils and full sun but will adapt to dry, acid soils andsemi-shade.Hardy to Zone 5.