Scientific Name: Fallopia baldschuanica
Common Name: silver lace vine
Family Name: Polygonaceae
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous, Vine - deciduous, Vine or climber
Mature Size: 7 - 10m x 2 - 3m (height x width)
Habit: Dense, Spreading, Upright
Form: Climbing
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Arbors or trellis, Screening
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Lustrous, Oblong, Ovate, Crenate, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: Panicle, White, Green, Pink, Jun-Jul-Aug-Sep
Fruit: Achene, White, Pink, Brown, Aug-Sep-Oct, (Persistent)
Key ID Features:
Leaves oval to nearly triangular leaves, up to 10cm long; florets white to pale pink, about 1cm wide, in drooping panicles; fruit a shiny black achene about 2mm wide. Winter ID: light brown, silvery stems; fruit may persist.