A rare, deciduous, twining climber native to a large area from eastern China to the Himalayas, Schisandra grandiflora has delightful, beautifully scented, ivory-white flowers.
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A rare, deciduous, twining climber native to a large area from eastern China to the Himalayas, Schisandra grandiflora has delightful, beautifully scented, ivory-white flowers. The flowers are 2 - 3 cm or so in diameter, borne on trailing stalks in early summer.
Schisandra grandiflora is a choice climber ideal for a position in full sun or light shade up trellis, wires or established trees.
- Position: Sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Moist, fertile soil (but avoid very wet or waterlogged areas)
- Hardiness: Hardy. Schisandra grandiflora requires shelter from cold winter winds.
- Flowering Period: May - June.
- Flower Colour: White
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Schisandra grandiflora is a medium sized climbing plant which requires support as it will not self-cling.
- Height: 5 m (16 ft)
- Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
- Notes: Schisandra grandiflora 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
- Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Special: Coastal Areas
- Special Features
- Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Scented
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