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Climbing Hydrangea

Botanical Name
Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 8
Height
30 to 50 feet
Width
5 to 6 feet
Flowers
Late spring to early summer: white, lacecap, fragrant
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, cool
Planting & Care
  • Best sited on a North or East facing location
  • Slow to establish
  • Avoid high nitrogen fertilizers that can inhibit bloom
  • Place where showy bark can be enjoyed after the leaves have dropped
Problems
Leaf scorch in hot, dry sites
Varieties
  • Firefly - hard to find new variety, variegated foliage with creamy yellow margins

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