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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Hydrangea petiolaris Hydrangea scandens Maxim.
Hydrangea can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs, or self-clinging climbers, with flowers in clusters usually comprising both small fertile and more showy sterile flowers; often good autumn colour
H. anomala subsp. petiolaris is a large self-clinging, deciduous climber with broadly oval leaves turning yellow in autumn. Flower-heads to 20cm in width, with small fertile flowers surrounded by showy white sterile ones
Japan & S Korea
Toxicity May cause mild stomach upset if ingested
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
Higher than 12 metres
Time to ultimate height
A vigorous climber best grown in partial shade in a moist but well-drained soil enriched with well-rotted organic matter
Propagate by layering
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Wall-side Borders Low Maintenance
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 11 after flowering
Pests Can get aphids, capsid bug, glasshouse red spider mite and hydrangea scale
Generally disease free
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