Germination: surface sow and keep moist, requires light for germination
Looking for a unique and easy-to-care-for vine to add to your garden? Look no further than Schizophragma hydrangeoides Japanese Hydrangea Vine! This climbing vine features 4" rounded, toothed leaves and produces lateral branches via holdfasts. Its beautiful flowers come in 4" clusters, featuring white sterile outer flowers that resemble Hydrangea anomala. Often confused with its Hydrangea counterpart, S. hydrangeoides is native to Japan and Korea and is a great choice for a shady position or used as a ground cover when allowed to sprawl. With four species of lianas in the Hydrangeaceae native to Asia from the Himalaya east to Taiwan and Japan, Schizophragma is a unique and exotic addition to any garden. Find more information about this plant and many others at http://plants.usda.gov.