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Hydrangea

Climbing Hydrangea

The name Hydrangea, means “water vessel,” given for its cup-shaped seed capsules. A genus of diverse forms, Hydrangeas are commonly found throughout Asia, from the Hima­layas to Taiwan and Japan, with the exception of 2 species, Hydrangea arborescens and Hydrangea quercifolia, which are native to North America. Easily cultivated, this shrub’s lush deciduous leaves are best suited to loose, moist soil in the shade of tall trees or on the north side of the house.

Discovered in 2008 and newly introduced, this spectacular native cultivar sprung up as a chance seedling in a Springfield, PA garden. ‘Haas’ Halo’ premiers massive, 15 in. wide lace-caps with up to 50 good-sized sterile florets hoisted above an upright deciduous foundation, whose strong sturdy stems easily support the snowy white extravaganza. Large, round, pointed leaves donning bluish overtones compose a leathery green foil for the magnificent flowers that sustain a lovely dried presence some 6 months after they’ve stopped blooming. Though the precise lineage remains uncertain, its stalwart demeanor is known to tackle heat, humidity and drought as well as enliven just about any planting bed. (PPAF)

Blooms JuneľAugust

Size: 3' 0" – 5' 0" high x 3' 0" – 5' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 3.

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