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Climbing Hydrangea

Climbing hydrangea (Decumaria barbara)


Climbing hydrangea is considered to be deciduous because it does shed it’s leaves during the winter, but a semi-evergreen because the leaves will grow back after a short period of time. As the name suggests, its is a vine and will grow vertically on trees.
Decumaria barbara

Gardening Tips

Care Known Problems How to Harvest Mature Size Notes/Uses
Plant in areas with moist to wet soil; They grow best in partial shade; It is best to plant them where they can receive afternoon shade It is vulnerable to fungal infections It is difficult to grow it from a seed; The best way to harvest is to cut a piece of the vine to plant where you want it to grow Height: up to 36 feet, depending on location Can be used as an ornamental plant but should be planted with caution around buildings to avoid potential damage to exterior walls and gutters; They do provide a pleasant fragrance and will attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies