BlueBell Nursery - Climbers - Schisandra - Schisandra rubriflora

Schisandra rubriflora
Schisandra rubriflora
Schisandra rubriflora
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Available Autumn/Winter 2019 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.

Supplied Size: 2 or 3L pots (approx 40 - 60 cm tall)

  • 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.

Plant Video

The 8 year old Schisandra rubriflora climbing an old tree in our woodland gardens. 


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