Common Name: Evergreen Climbing Hydrangea Family: Hydrangaceae (The Hydrangea Family)
This rare species of climbing hydrangea from Taiwan and the Philippines has dark green evergreen foliage. It is well-established in the UBC Botanical Garden and profiled in their book The Jade Garden. The new spring shoots and leaves are often coloured spectacularly in purple and scarlet red. The flowers appear in June as golf ball-sized white clusters that create a polka-dot appearance against the dark foliage. Water well until established, especially if planted at the base of a tree.
Asia - China and Japan
Dense forests on rocky mountain slopes from 1000-2800 m.
||Primary Bloom Colour||White/Cream
||Secondary Bloom Colour||
|Height||40' and over
||Bloom Time||Early Summer
|Light Exposure||Full - Part Shade
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Recommended Companion Plants:
Hydrangea anomala ssp. petiolaris
Schizophragma hydrangeoides "'Moonlight'"
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