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Japanese Hydrangea-vine

Schizophragma hydrangeoides

Japanese Hydrangea-vine

Schizophragma hydrangeoides

Decoration form leaves, flowers VII
Flowering month VII
Evergreen plant no
Density on 1 m2 4
Annual growth 0.5 m
Aspect shadow, sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun
Frost hardiness Zones 6 - 8

An ornamental climber, supporting itself by means of aerial roots. White flowers are borne in large, flattened cymes. Leaves heart-shaped, dark green, turning yellow in autumn. Though slow-growing (0,5m of annual growth), it eventually reaches 6m.
Superb species for partially shady or shady positions, walls, tree trunks and as a groundcover. Best in moist and acid soils.
Pruning: moderate, only when needed.