Schefflera delavayi

Hardy Schefflera

Evergreen Shrub

Established Schefflera delavayi that have been in the garden a while have bold dramatic evergreen foliage and a rounded form. Great for providing all-season structure in a shady bed or as an accent in a patio container.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even


Size: 36 - 96 tall x 48 - 72 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Bold, Coarse
Foliage Quality: Bold, Coarse

Features: Attractive Foliage, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Green

Flower Color: Ivory / Cream
Bloom Season: Summer

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Container, Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: canopy, mid-plane filler
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos