S.rhododendrifolia is one of the hardiest of all Schefflera. It has Palmate foliage grows to a large schrub hardy to -10c and is frost hardy to -5c.
Schefflera can be evergreen shrubs, trees or climbers with long-stalked palmately divided leaves and, on mature plants only, panicles or racemes of small flowers followed by spherical fleshy fruits. hardy to -5c to -10c.
Grow in well-drained soil in sun or semi-shade. Young plants may need to be kept frost-free, but will survive outdoors in most areas once up to 1m or so, if sheltered from cold, drying winds.