False Hydrangea-Vine

Schizophragma hydrangeoides



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Close up of Schizophragmia Flirty Girl's white blooms Schizophragmia Flirty Girl's white blooms in summer Schizophragmia's white summer blooms against its green foliage
  • Fragrant
  • Shade tolerant
  • Covered in blooms

One of the problems with Schizophragma and other climbing hydrangea is that they can take a while to mature and produce flowers. Flirty Girl™ solves this issue, producing beautiful flowering 2 or 3 gallon plants with loads of lightly fragrant white blooms. Young purple shoots add to its interest. Developed in France by Pepinieres Minier.

USDA Zone 5-9 (-20°F/-28.9°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 40-50'

Width 6-9'

Finish Time 1 seasom

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time early summer

Flower Color White

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Prefers moist, well-drained soils on the acidic side.

Pruning Blooms on old wood but rarely needs pruning

Uses Specimen plant; woodland gardens.

Growing Tips Slow to get established, and will not bloom until it is growing vigorously on its intended support structure. Patience is required, but is rewarded with a long-lived, heavily blooming specimen.