Fringetree

“Old-man’s-beard”

Shrub or small tree with short trunk, oblong and narrow crown with showy masses of fragrant lacy, white, flowers. You can smell the sweet blooms from 1/4 mile away.

Leaves: 4-8″ Narrow, elliptical
Height: 30′
Flowers: 1″ long with delicate corolla of 4 narrow whitish lobes with purple dots inside at the base. Many of these blooms hang loosely on stalks in three’s.