A twining, deciduous climber native to parts of China and the Himalayas, Schisandra rubriflora has deep-crimson flowers nearly 2 - 3 cm wide in early summer.
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A twining, deciduous climber native to parts of China and the Himalayas, Schisandra rubriflora has deep-crimson flowers nearly 2 - 3 cm wide in early summer. The leaves are a lovely cool green.
Schisandra rubriflora is a choice, unusual choice for a shady wall or climbing through a tree in a woodland garden.
- Position: Partial or reasonably heavy shade.
- Soil: Moist, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Schisandra rubriflora requires shelter from cold winter winds.
- Flowering Period: May - June.
- Flower Colour: Red
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Medium sized climbing plant which requires support as it will not self-cling.
- Height: 6 m (20 ft)
- Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
- Notes: Schisandra rubriflora dislikes drying out and will generally not grow well in very free draining, dry soils.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
- Eventual Size
- Climber - Medium (10 - 20 ft)
- Growing Conditions
- Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
- Special Features
- Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Scented
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