Hydrangea Miranda

 

Vigorous, woody, semi-evergreen to evergreen climber with clinging aerial roots, ovate to heart-shaped, yellow-margined dark green leaves and large, domed clusters of white flowers in summer. Uses include Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises. Height 18m, Spread 5m in 5-10 years.

 

Plant in moist, free-draining soil in sun or shade.Tolerate dry shade and coastal conditions.

 

Can cause mild stomach upset if ingested. Foliage may aggravate skin allergies.

 

General Climber Planting and care

  • Water the Climber thoroughly and allow to drain fully
  • If the Climber is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well
  • Water the Climber and area thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring