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. Distance from plant to plant: 1.5 - 4 m.
Sticker (self clinging climber) 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.
Flower and Fruit
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.
Some additional wires for attaching and guidance recommended. For suitable support systems refer below. Depending on height and prefered distance to wall, all construction styles can be used. Please also note the suitability chart for more information on suitable arrangements of wire ropes.