||Chionanthus virginicus is a small tree with pure white fringed-like flowers that bloom in late spring, hence the name Fringe Tree. It's open form with dark green leaves, interesting gray bark, and very fragrant fringed flowers are the best human asset of this tree. The fruits (Drupes) are of much benefit to birds which flock to them when they are ripe. Mature growth rate is approximately 10" a year but, well worth it. Approximate size at maturity is 15'Tall x 10'Wide.