This Climbing Hydrangea from Monrovia is a vigorous climbing vine that clings to surfaces by aerial rootlets. It has a slow-growing shrubby habit until established, then it becomes quite vigorous, producing long, fast-growing stems. This hydrangea also has lush green foliage and is blanketed with magnificent, white lacecap blooms during the summer months.
The climbing hydrangea is deciduous and does well in full shade to full sun. It needs reular watering, weekly, or more often in extreme heat. It can grow to 50 to 80 feet long. The flowers bloom in Summer and works especially well as fragrent cuttings.
Use this hydrangea as espalier along a fence or a mass planting for a privacy screen.
Thrives in enriched, fertile, well-drained soils. Tolerates full sun in cool climates, with consistent moisture. Avoid hot, humid conditions. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Provide support for climbing stems. Prune annually to control size. Pruning time: summer after flowering.
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 – 9