Hydrangea vine ‘Moonlight’

large, flat-topped, lace cap hydrangea-like clusters over silvery, blue-green, heart-shaped foliage


Schizophragma hydrangeoides   ‘Moonlight
Japanese hydrangea vine
  • deciduous climber
  • woody stems and aerial roots
  • silvery, blue-green veined leaves
  • small, creamy-white flowers & flushed white, sterile florets
  • July onwards
  • slow growing

H 30 ft
W 10 ft

part sun to part shade

moist well-drained


Notes: One of my favourite shrubs I grew in a London garden – it had reached maturity at approx 16 ft. I took a cutting in early 2019 and brought with me. Slow growing so still thriving in a pot and one for the Japanesque garden

Origins: A woodland vine native to Japan