Decumaria barbara/Climbing Hydrangea

Decumaria barbara / Decumaria barbara
Vine growing on a stone pillar at the North Carolina Arboretum, Ashville, NC
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Scientific Name: Decumaria barbara
Common Name: Climbing Hydrangea
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This high climbing vine has aerial rootlets and it must climb or it will not produce flowers. Prefers part shade for best performance. Can grow to over 60 feet in height.