Chionanthus Fringetree is a tree native to the savanna’s and lowlands of the southeastern U.S., from New Jersey south to Florida, and west to Oklahoma and Texas. In late spring, and abundance of feathery white flowers appears on the tree for a two week blooming providing a showy display. The flowers can perfume your garden with their sweet, lilac-like smell, particularly in the evening. They thrive in extremely wet river bottoms or in upland areas that are favorable to long leaf pine trees growth.
30’ - 40'
20' - 30'
USDA Hardiness Zone:
5 - 8
Full Sun,Part Sun
Season of Interest:
MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Water regularly. Branches may be damaged by heavy snow or ice.
LANDSCAPE USES: Group Plantings or Specimen Tree, Naturalized Areas, Wildlife Gardens, Privacy Screen, Street Tree, and Shade Tree
COMPANION PLANTS:Encore Azalea, Lenten Rose, Japanese Cleyera
IMAGE: NISHIGUCHI,Masahiro (Nisiguti), Row of trident maple trees in Kori housing complex 20071123, CC BY-SA 3.0
*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.