Genus Chionanthus Species virginicus Common Name Native Fringetree Zone 4 to 9 Habit Small tree, with a spreading open habit. Slow growth rate. Height 15 to 20 Feet Spread 15 to 20 Feet Foliage 4-8" long. Fall color yellow to yellow-brown. Deciduous., dark green, Large, Lustrous Flower in wide fluffy panicles. Slightly fragrant. May-June., White Flower Color White Fruit Dark blue drupe. August-September. Culture Full sun to partial shade. Categories: Flowering Tree Native Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window) Description Native plant. Birds love the fruit.