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Image of Hydrangea serratifolia (Canelilla / Voqui naranjo / Voqui paulun). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Hydrangea serratifolia

VII Region, Reserva Nacional Altos del Lircay, Chile
Altitude: 1400-2200 m. 01 18, 2006

 

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Species:  Hydrangea serratifolia (Hook. & Arn.) Phil. f.
Family:  Hydrangeaceae Identification OK   
Order:  Rosales
Chilean Name:  Canelilla , Voqui naranjo , Voqui paulun
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Record:  0223
About 1 Hydrangea in Chile and 1 in our data base.
About 1 Hydrangeaceae in Chile and 1 in our data base.

 

Medicinal   
1st Region:
Lat: 18° - 21°
Main Cities: Arica, Iquique.
2d Region:
Lat: 21° - 26°
Main Cities: Antofagasta, Calama.
3d Region:
Lat: 26° - 29°
Main Cities: Copiapó, Vallenar.
4th Region:
Lat: 29° - 32°
Main Cities: La Serena, Ovalle.
5th Region:
Lat: 32° - 33°
Main Cities: Valparaiso, Los Andes.
Metropolitan Region:
Lat: 33°- 34°
Main Cities: Santiago.
6th Region:
Lat: 34° - 35°
Main Cities: Rancagua.
7th Region:
Lat: 35° - 36°
Main Cities: Talca, Curicó.
8th Region:
Lat: 36° - 38°
Main Cities: Concepción, Chillan, Los Angeles.
9th Region:
Lat: 38° - 39°
Main Cities: Temuco, Villarrica, Pucón.
10th Region:
Lat: 39° - 44°
Main Cities: Valdivia, Osorno, Puerto Montt.
11th Region:
Lat: 44° - 49°
Main Cities: Coihaique.
12th Region:
Lat 49°- 55°
Main Cities: Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, Puerto Williams.
USDA Hardiness Zone 7, even 6b. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-15° C even  -20° C), it can be covered by snow for months (1 - 8 months).   USDA Hardiness Zone 8. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-8° C), can tolerate occasional snow cover for up to a couple of weeks per year.     Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.   In shadow. Steep slopes facing south or a vegetation cover which filters 40 - 80 % of light.   In deep shadow. Deep ravines facing south with additional shadow from trees, or where there is a very dense vegetation cover which gives 80 - 100 % shadow (for instance, the Valdivian forests)     The plant grows in water or it has its roots within a permanent water course. This corresponds to marshes, bogs, water courses, lake and river shores.   Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).   
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
White, 4 petals   White, 5 petals      Shrub   Climber     

Low germination, less than 30 %   

    Very Frequent

Height: 10 m.

Excellent ornamental value (A +)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Hydrangea serratifolia (Canelilla / Voqui naranjo / Voqui paulun). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Hydrangea serratifolia

VII Region, Camino a Vilches Alto, Chile
Altitude: 600-1400 m. 02 03, 2006

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Shrub
Climber

Flower: White, 4 petals
White, 5 petals

Height: 10 m.

 

Image of Hydrangea serratifolia (Canelilla / Voqui naranjo / Voqui paulun). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Hydrangea serratifolia

VII Region, Camino a Vilches Alto, Chile
Altitude: 600-1400 m. 02 03, 2006

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys

 

Watering conditions:

The plant grows in water or it has its roots within a permanent water course. This corresponds to marshes, bogs, water courses, lake and river shores.
Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).

 

Light conditions:

Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.
In shadow. Steep slopes facing south or a vegetation cover which filters 40 - 80 % of light.
In deep shadow. Deep ravines facing south with additional shadow from trees, or where there is a very dense vegetation cover which gives 80 - 100 % shadow (for instance, the Valdivian forests)

 

Image of Hydrangea serratifolia (Canelilla / Voqui naranjo / Voqui paulun). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Hydrangea serratifolia

VII Region, Reserva Nacional Altos del Lircay, Chile
Altitude: 400-1550 m. 01 07, 2006

 

USES

Excellent ornamental value (A +)

 

Useful properties:

Medicinal

 

 

 

Image of Hydrangea serratifolia (Canelilla / Voqui naranjo / Voqui paulun). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Hydrangea serratifolia

VII Region, Reserva Nacional Altos del Lircay, Chile
Altitude: 400-1550 m. 01 07, 2006

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 7, even 6b. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-15° C even -20° C), it can be covered by snow for months (1 - 8 months).
USDA Hardiness Zone 8. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-8° C), can tolerate occasional snow cover for up to a couple of weeks per year.

 

 

Low germination, less than 30 %

 

 

 

 

 

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