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Japanese Hydrangea Vine Schizophragma hydrangeoides

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Description

Schizophragma hydrangeoides flowers best in sun. This plant grows initially slowly.

 

Climbing method: Aerial roots

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Moonlight'
  • 'Roseum'
Tags:
#white#sun#deciduous#full sun#partial shade#heat tolerant#summer#white flowers#light shade#showy#shade tolerant#full shade#wet sites#vines#summer flowers#dappled sunlight#mid-summer flowers
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Moonlight'
  • 'Roseum'
Tags:
#white#sun#deciduous#full sun#partial shade#heat tolerant#summer#white flowers#light shade#showy#shade tolerant#full shade#wet sites#vines#summer flowers#dappled sunlight#mid-summer flowers
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Schizophragma
    Species:
    hydrangeoides
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    shade; hot, wet summers;
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Vine
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Deep shade (Less than 2 hours to no direct sunlight)
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Green
    Pink
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Size:
    3-6 inches
    Flower Description:
    This plant has 8 in. white flower clusters in mid-summer. Petioles are reddish-brown (just before the leaf blade). Bracts are a pale-green, white or pink.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Margin:
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Leaves can be serrate (with points), though front a distance they look entire (smooth edge). Leaves are green (a darker green than underneath). The veins show under the leaf as a pale-green. However, young leaves are reddish.
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    Petioles are reddish-brown (just before the leaf blade). The leaf stems are light green.
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Heat
    Heavy Shade
    Wet Soil