Predominant Flower Color: White
Flower/Truss Description: Tubular, white, often tinged pink, may have a yellow blotch, with reddish-purple style and stamens, fragrant. Inflorescence 3-7 flowered.
Late to Very Late
Foliage Description: Leaves ovate or obovate to elliptic, up to 4" long, glossy, deciduous.
Plant Habit: Tall shrub or small tree
Height: 5 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -15°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Sub Genus: Pentanthera
Sub Section: Pentanthera
Geographical Origin: E N America (Pennsylvania to Georgia and Alabama)