Climbing hydrangea: ideal in the shade

The climbing hydrangea is a pretty summer flowering plant in northern exposure

In summary, what you need to know:

Last name : Hydrangea petiolaris
Family : Hydrangeaceae
Type : Vine

: 8 to 12 m
Exposure : Shade or partial shade
Ground : Ordinary

Foliage : Obsolete
Flowering : June to September

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Maintenance is easy and it will quickly decorate your arbor, walls, pergolas and other patio and garden supports.

Planting climbing hydrangea

Climbing hydrangeas are shade-loving but will flower best with some morning sun.

Plant preferably in autumn in good garden soil ideally mixed with heather soil.

  • If you want to plant in spring or summer, take care to water well at the beginning
  • Take care ofhang the rods on the wall from the start, they will then do it on their own.

The climbing hydrangea has a rapid growth and can cover an entire wall in a few years.

Care of the climbing hydrangea

The first year after planting, you should water regularly.

Then, once properly installed, the climbing hydrangea does not require any special care.

The hydrangea, however, fears extreme heat and drought.

  • Adequate watering is then recommended in case of prolonged drought.

Climbing hydrangea size

Pruning is not really necessary, but it can come in handy when climbing hydrangea becomes invasive.

  • Frankly, we can prune the hydrangea.
  • The branches pruned at the base will not bloom again until the following year.
  • Prioritize old wood.
  • You can remove withered flowers to stimulate the appearance of new flower buds.

To know about the climbing hydrangea

Very beautiful climbing plant, this climbing hydrangea offers magnificent small flowers borne by corymbs 20-25 cm in diameter.

It has the particularity and the big advantage of hang on spontaneously thanks to its small roots that cling to the wall it grows on.

Hydrangea is decorative, easy to maintain, and will flatteringly adorn your north-facing walls.

Native to Asia, it grows spontaneously in trees and rock faces.

It is a plant that has no trouble climbing thanks to the aerial roots that start from the stems and cling to walls and plants.

Smart tip

In order to promote the good development of hydrangeas, give it from the beginning a granulated organic fertilizer with slow diffusion.

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  • Schizophragma hydrangeoides, a climber for shade

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