Hydrangea (anomala) petiolaris
The Climbing Hydrangea is a popular self-clinging climber (sticker) and much appreciated for its white (peripheral) flowers.
Semi-shaded to shaded position, acid to neutral soil with plenty of humus, definitely moist or even wet soil. Soil compaction and lime are not well tolerated.
Sticker which climbs with the help of adhesive aerial rootlets, growth rate and height less than ivy. Foliage from April / May until end of October, yellow autumn colouring. Very decorative red-brown shoots in winter.
Large, flat umbels in June/July, starlike peripheral (sterile) flowers, open for a long time. Fruit: inconspicuous capsules.
Primarily in spring, encourages branching of the long shoots.
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