hydrangea anomala petiolaris (climbing hydrangea)

  • clusters of fragrant, white flowers
  • self-clinging, lateral habit is great on trees and buildings
  • slow to establish
  • bloom time: june to july
  • zone 4
  • height 8-10m 
  • spread 8-10m
  • colour white
  • climbing hydrangea grow best in average to moist, well drained soil, in full sun or shade
  • consistent moisture, dappled shade and protection from the hot, afternoon sun is recommended
  • little maintenance is required because of its slow growth habit
  • if shaping is required, do so in late winter
  • full sun, partial sun/shade, full shade
  • fragrant
  • low maintenance
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)