cover stars Garage clad with ivy and, right, Hydrangea petiolaris
have such pretty flowers
One of my favourite climbers, Hydrangea petiolaris
prefers moist, well-drained, acidic soils
clings to the wall by means of adventitious roots, much the same as ivy.
Another candidate is the climbing hydrangea, Hydrangea petiolaris
, which has white summer flowers.
The climbing hydrangea, Hydrangea petiolaris
, is often recommended as a climber for a shady wall.
Or you could go for hydrangea petiolaris
, which is perfectly happy climbing a north wall.
A Try hydrangea petiolaris
, which is a vigorous woody climbing vine plant and is one of the best climbers to use.
A few climbers, such as Virginia creeper and hydrangea petiolaris
, are self-clingers and don't need support grown against a fence or wall, but most do - get this in place before you plant.
Then choose your plants such as the ornamental quince, Chaenomeles japonica, with waxen red blooms and orange fruits; the climbing hydrangea, Hydrangea petiolaris
, and the vigorous Clematis montana, with masses of white or rose-pink flowers.
Also, Hydrangea petiolaris
, the climbing Hydrangea would be happy there too, and would give some shelter for birds and wildlife.
Climber Hydrangea petiolaris
ROUND the corner on the front of the cottage, two other climbers need attention.
Also worth considering are Hydrangea petiolaris
and semi-evergreen honeysuckles.
While I'm at it, I'll take the secateurs to cut back the hydrangea petiolaris
that seems to be attempting to lift the roof slates.
A: The climbing Hydrangea, Hydrangea Petiolaris
, would be an excellent choice for a north facing wall.
The winter flowering jasmine, jasminum nudiflorum, performs well as does the climbing hydrangea petiolaris
and on a larger wall, all three can work in combination to give all year round interest.