|'Chippewa' is a hybrid between V. japonicum x V. dilatatum with semi-evergreen leaves, densely branched. The parent plant was 8 feet high and 10 feet wide after 10 years.
'Chippewa' has leathery glossy dark green leaves that turn dark maroon to bright red in autumn. The white flowers occur in 4 to 7 1/2 inches wide, 5 to 7 rayed cymes containing 200 to 300 flowers per inflorescence. The fruits ripen in August and oblong dark red and stay until winter.
The glossy dark green foliage remains in good shape throughout the seasons. Not very cold hardy, native to Japan.