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(Hydrangeaceae)

Pileostegia viburnoides - BSWJ7132

Pot Size: 4 litre (deep)
Price: £25.00
Description:
A surprisingly hardy evergreen woody-stemmed aerial-rooting climber, given its low altitude provenance in the wild, which is inexplicably rarely seen in cultivation. Clothed in densely set long narrow oblong thick-textured and leathery glossy to dull green leaves, which provide the perfect foil for the elongating panicles of small creamy white flowers borne from May-July then sporadically until October. Our collection in 1999 from a surprisingly cool area of Lalashan in northern Taiwan, where some of the ancient trees dated back over 2½ thousand years. Best grown in sheltered conditions away from freezing winds, slowly to attain 6 m in cultivation, flowering best with the top in sun while the base is kept moist and shaded.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Hydrangeaceae) Pileostegia viburnoides BSWJ7132
Group Colour Blooms Size
Climber White Summer, autumn medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Evergreen bold Taiwan
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No
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