Hydranges anomala subsp. petiolaris (Hydrangeaceae family) is the most commonly grown climbing Hydrangea. It comes from Japan, Sakhalin, Korea and Formosa and grows to 15m or more. It is deciduous and climbs by aerial roots like ivy.
Masses of creamy-white, lacecap flowers from May to July and dark green leaves, turning butter-yellow in autumn. This woody-stemmed, climbing hydrangea flourishes in the moist, shady conditions where few ornamental climbers thrive. One of our recommended plants, it's perfect for covering an unsightly fence or wall.
Very forst hardy
Propagation: Sow seed in a cold frame. Surface sow. Seeds need light to germinate.Keep warm and moist but not wet.