Hydrangea semanii – The Climbing Hydrangea.
Its not often that we see Hydrangea semanii offered for sale however it is available and it does have a number of unique characteristics.
If you have never thought of an evergreen climbing hydrangea, well Hydrangea semanii is it. It will climb, using ariel roots too attach itself to a fence, or to wind its way up through other plants. Not overly aggressive and pretty lacecap flowers.
Large serrated foliage providing year round coverage and good showy flowers that are creamy white with tinges of green in spring to summer. If grown in a position without support or a climbing frame Hydrangea semanii will form a bushy shrub. When support is provided it climbs using aerial roots.
Hydrangea semanii Care
Like most hydrangeas a position with protection from hot afternoon sun and a humus rich soil with a cool root run seems to be ideal for Hydrangea semanii.
- Light shade
- Humus rich soil
- Added moisture during dry summers
- Mulch around roots to maintain moisture and a cool root run.
- Fertilise in spring with a slow release type fertiliser.
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Available for sale from the following growers
1070 Jacksons Track, Jindivick 3818
Specialising in growing and selling Rare and Unusual Trees, shrubs Perennials Bulbs and Climbers, a unique nursery with amazing stock.