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Climber Wall Shrub

Hydrangea anomala subsp. glabra 'Crûg Coral'
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hydrangea 'Crûg Coral'

A vigorous, deciduous climber with green leaves. Flowers appear in the summer and are pale red, turning pink and cream with age

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Size
Ultimate height
Higher than 12 metres
Time to ultimate height
5–10 years
Ultimate spread
2.5–4 metres
Growing conditions
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained
pH
Acid, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green
Summer Red Pink Cream Green
Autumn Green
Winter
Position
  • Full shade
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

East–facing or North–facing or South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H5
Botanical details
Family
Hydrangeaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Climbing
Potentially harmful
All parts may cause mild stomach upset if ingested,contact with foliage may aggravate skin allergies.Wera gloves and other protective equipment when handling
Genus

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

Name status

Accepted

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How to grow

Cultivation

A vigorous climber, best grown in partial shade in a moist but well-drained soil, enriched with well-rotted organic matter

Propagation

Propagate by layering

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Sub-tropical
  • Low Maintenance
  • Climber and wall shrubs
  • Flower borders and beds
  • Wall side borders
Pruning

Pruning Group 11, after flowering

Pests

May be susceptible to aphids, capsid bug, glasshouse red spider mite and hydrangea scale

Diseases

Generally disease-free

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