Plants by mail order since 1984, over 4100 plants online today!


My Burncoose




6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


Genus of about 12 species of hydrangea-like shrubs from woodlands in the Himalayas, India to China and south to New Guinea.

D. febrifuga is commonly applied to a natural hybrid between Hydrangea macrophylla and Dichroa febrifuga originating from hillsides and mountain valleys in China and Vietnam and is included in the genus x Didrangea as x D. versicolor.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - from the hydrangea family. Name refers to the often 2-toned flowers.
  • Place of origin - eastern and southeastern Asia.
Dichroa - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of DICHROA

DICHROA febrifuga

DICHROA febrifuga  >

Commonly known as: Blue evergreen hydrangea, Chinese quinine.
A rare hydrangea-like plant with starry blue or pink flowers with prominent stamens. Suitable for the greenhouse in colder areas
£16.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

Useful extras...

Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2021 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Fax: +44 (0) 1209 860011 Email:
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2021      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.