Common HopTree (Ptelea trifoliata)

(aka Wafer-Ash)
Butterflies are drawn to the creamy white HopTree blooms like ants to a picnic spread. The tree’s uniquely shaped flower fans out like delicate white Japanese fans.

The blooms of this tree fill the air with the scent of orange blossoms, creating an enticing atmosphere for butterflies and insects as well as an enjoyable atmosphere for the relaxed gardener.

You will revel in the shade provided by the deep green leaves of this slender tree on a hot summer day.

Attracts: Eastern CommaTwo-tailed Swallowtail,  and more

Color(s): Light green flowers

Sun Exposure: Sun - partial shade

Soil: Moist to dry

Average Height: 15 ft. - 20 ft.

Average Spread: 10 ft. 20 ft.

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 3 - 10

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Photo Credits:
Fred Miller

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