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HYDRANGEA petiolaris

Commonly known as Climbing hydrangea

Woody climber, clinging by aerial roots. White flowers
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£15.00 each


  • Deciduous - ovate-rounded leaves to 11cm (4½in) long with heart shaped bases. Dark-green turning yellow in autumn.
  • White
  • Height - 12m (39ft)
  • Spread - 8m (26ft)
  • Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging - vigorous climber. Domed corymbs to 25cm (10in) across of fertile and sterile flowers in summer.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun - needs plenty of shelter
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • May cause skin allergy or irritant - Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - red spider mites, scale insects, vine weevils, capsid bugs, grey mould(Botrytis), hydrangea virus, powdery mildew, leaf spot, honey fungus.
  • Place of origin - Japan, Russia, Korea, Taiwan.
  • Flower Shape - Lacecap -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant

Buy Varieties of HYDRANGEA petiolaris

HYDRANGEA petiolaris 'Mirranda'

HYDRANGEA petiolaris 'Mirranda'  >

Commonly known as: Climbing hydrangea.
Golden variegation to the edge of the leaves on this form of petiolaris
£18.50 each

HYDRANGEA petiolaris 'Silver Lining'

HYDRANGEA petiolaris 'Silver Lining'  >

Commonly known as: Climbing hydrangea.
Greyish-green leaves with silver-edged variegation
£18.50 each

HYDRANGEA petiolaris var. cordifolia

HYDRANGEA petiolaris var. cordifolia  >

Commonly known as: Climbing hydrangea.
Semi-evergreen climbing/groundcover plant with small leaves and creamy white flowers
£16.50 each

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