Growing guide

How to grow climbing hydrangeas

Quick facts

  • Well-suited for covering east- and north-facing walls and fences
  • Vigorous climbers once established
  • White flowers in summer on last year’s growth
  • Suitable for most soils with the exception of chalky or waterlogged
  • Grows well in shade or sun  
  • Evergreens need a sheltered position
  • Prune after flowering in summer 
  • Mulch in spring to reduce drought stress
  • Propagate by layering or from cuttings
  • Contact with foliage may aggravate skin allergies so wear gloves. All parts may cause mild stomach upset if ingested

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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