Decumaria barbara

cowitch-vine, climbing hydrangea

Hydrangeaceae


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Plant Specifics

Form: vine
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: to 30 ft
Flower Color: flower color      white
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Showy flowers, interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: It's a vine, but can be used as a groundcover or to scramble over rocky outcroppings.
Considerations: It will only bloom when it is allowed to climb.
Propagation: Seed or softwood cuttings.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam
Soil pH Range: neutral to slightly acidic

Ecology

Native Habitats: Floodplains, moist hammocks.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B,10A,10B