Is Hydrangea anomala a climber?

Is Hydrangea anomala a climber?

Native to Asia, Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris (Climbing Hydrangea) is a vigorous, large, deciduous climber that clings by aerial rootlets along the stems. Masses of fragrant white flowers held in flattened clusters, up to 8 in. across (20 cm), appear in late spring to early summer.

How do you take care of a climbing hydrangea?

Climbing hydrangea needs a rich, moist, well-drained soil. If your soil needs improvement, mix in a generous amount of compost before planting. Apply a 3-inch layer of mulch to help retain water in the ground around the root zone and reduce weeds. Fertilize this plant in the spring before the leaves begin to bud.

What is the botanical name of climbing hydrangea?

How to Grow Climbing Hydrangea Botanical Name Hydrangea anomala ssp. petiolaris Flower Color White Hardiness Zones 4–8 (USDA) Native Areas Asia Toxicity

How long does it take for a climbing hydrangea to grow?

Climbing hydrangea is misunderstood. It has a reputation as a temperamental thug, one that takes too long to grow and then grows too much when it does. But have faith friends, Hydrangea anomala petiolaris is a victim of hasty judgement. It is true that it can take a bit to get going—three to five years in many cases.