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A picture of a Climbing Hydrangea 'Winter Surprise'

Climbing Hydrangea 'Winter Surprise'

Hydrangea anomala ssp. petiolaris 'Winter Surprise'

Hydrangea anomala, May 2016 by Alexandar Vujadinovic (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H6-H3

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

2m

1m

Min

1m

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Climbing Hydrangea 'Winter Surprise' Overview

A compact form of climbing Hydrangea it has green leaves that take on glowing bronze-red tones in the winter. In late spring and early summer it has large 'lacecap' style heads of white flowers.

Common problems with Climbing Hydrangea 'Winter Surprise'

Generally doesn't suffer from pest & diseases

    How to harvest Climbing Hydrangea 'Winter Surprise'

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate Climbing Hydrangea 'Winter Surprise'

    Layering

    Cuttings

    Semi-ripe cuttings can be taken in summer.

    Other uses of Climbing Hydrangea 'Winter Surprise'

    This low maintenance plant suits north facing wall side borders in formal urban courtyards or informal cottage gardens. It can be planted in flower borders/beds if grown against a trellis.