HYDRANGEA petiolaris

Commonly known as Climbing hydrangea

Woody climber, clinging by aerial roots. White flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    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

HYDRANGEA petiolaris

 

 

  • 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.
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Hydrangeas
  • Flower Shape
    Lacecap
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Orbicular
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
  • Toxic - Category C
    May cause skin allergy
    (People & Pets) Maybe harmful to pets if eaten
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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Buy Varieties of HYDRANGEA petiolaris

HYDRANGEA petiolaris 'Mirranda'

HYDRANGEA petiolaris 'Mirranda'

Climbing hydrangea

golden variegation to the edge of the leaves on this form of petiolaris

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£19.50 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
HYDRANGEA petiolaris 'Silver Lining'

HYDRANGEA petiolaris 'Silver Lining'

Climbing hydrangea

greyish-green leaves with silver-edged variegation

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£19.50 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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