Scientific Name: Hydrangea petiolaris Form: Climbing
Common Name:climbing hydrangeaTexture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:HydrangeaceaeHabit: Twiggy, Spreading, Arching
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous, Vine or climber Mature Size (ht. X w.):7 - 10m x 1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Heavily veined, Glabrous, Elliptic, Serrate
Flowers: Cyme, (Floriferous), (Panicle-like), White, Pink, Jul- Aug
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Oct- Dec- Nov
Exposure: Full sun, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Tall background, Accent plant, Dried flower or fruit, Group or mass planting, Cut flower or foliage, Mixed shrub border, Specimen plant, Fall interest, Arbors or trellis
Key ID Features:Climbing vine hydrangea; corymb-like cymes, outer ring of florets have 4 lobes, centre florets have no petals. Winter ID: bark shaggy, exfoliating cinnamon-tan; buds 1 cm, yellow; stem has root-like hold-fasts; fruit and flowers persist.