Red Rhapsody® False Hydrangea Vine
Schizophragma elliptifolium 'MonLaBaHe'
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Lore||The genus name Schizophragma comes from the Greek for "divided wall", referring to the split walls of its fruiting structure. The cultivar name of this selection, 'LaBaHe', refers to the name of the village near where the original seed was collected. Schizophragma species are in the Hydrangea family. While their showy flower heads somewhat resemble that of lacecap hydrangeas and they are superficially close to the climbing hydrangeas, the flowers of Schizophragma can offer a greater presence to the shaded garden.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Self-clinging stems reach 10 to 15 ft. tall.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring to Early Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Green Wall, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Elegant Flowering Vine|
Thrives in humus-rich, evenly moist soils. Provide support such as a trellis, arbor or large tree for self-adhering stems to climb. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Apply a general purpose fertilizer when new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9