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SCHIZOPHRAGMA hydrangeoides 'Moonlight'

Commonly known as Japanese hydrangea vine

Unusual silver-grey leaves which turn orange-red in autumn. Conspicuous flower heads surrounded by creamy bracts
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Long-stalked, broadly ovate, sharply-toothed leaves to 15cm (6in) long.
  • Cream
  • Height
    12m (39ft)
  • Climber
    Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging
    Woody root climber. Produces small flowers in broad, flattened, terminal clusters to 25cm (10in) across with conspicuous bracts to 6cm (2½in) long
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

SCHIZOPHRAGMA hydrangeoides 'Moonlight'

 
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Korea, Japan
  • Flower Shape
    Lacecap
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Slightly fragrant
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
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