Common Hoptree (Wafer Ash)

Ptelea trifoliata L.

It is a  species of a flowering plant in the citrus family (Rutaceae). Common Hoptree comes from North America and is grown in many regions of the world with moderate climate (also in Poland). However, it is still little known and rarely found in gardens. An attractive plant due to its healthy beautiful shiny leaves, and because of a pleasant and intense aroma produced by its flowers in full bloom; a melliferous plant valuable for bee-keeping.