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Wafer Ash
Ptelea trifoliata


A large shrub or small rounded tree, clusters of powerfully fragrant small white flowers smell like honeysuckle in May & June, attractive hanging clusters of pale round wafer-like winged seeds turn brown & persist through the winter, shiny aromatic ‘hop-scented’ trifoliate leaves, tolerant of rocky or sandy soil, drought tolerant, attracts pollinators, host plant for the Giant Swallowtail Butterfly (Papilio cresphontes).

Dry To Moist
Sun To Part Shade
15-20' tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 5a-9b
Deer Resistant

Other names: Hoptree

Native Range: s MN through s ON to s ME, south to AZ, c TX & c FL)

Wafer Ash - 3-4 foot tall in a Gallon pot $29.75
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