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Order: Scrophulariales
   Family: Oleaceae
            Genus: Fontanesia
                        Specie: phillyreoides

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10-25 ft (3-8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Glossy green leaves; racemes of green-white flowers spring?summer; winged fruit

Uses: Shrub borders Specimen plant Winter silhouette

Zones: 6?9

Description: This spreading deciduous shrub with smooth upright branches and narrow, glossy, dull green smooth-edged leaves, up to 4?8?in (10?20 cm) long, grows to 10?25?ft (3?8?m) and is a native of China. Numerous 4-petalled greenish white flowers appear in spring t

Growth Habit: Spreading upright branching habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Duration: Perennial

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