Hydrangea Petiolaris Miranda or Climbing Hydrangea Miranda. Hydrangea Petiolaris Miranda is a slow to moderate growing deciduous climber that boasts variegated deciduous foliage and showy white flowers. The heart-shaped leaves with serrated edges are a deep dark green, irregularly edged with creamy yellow. The clusters of white flowers are produced in summer and attract pollinators to such a degree that this plant earned the RHS Perfect for Pollinators badge. In the winter, the peeling brown bark offers interest.
One of the more popular varieties of climbing hydrangea, Miranda is undemanding and adapts well to a variety of conditions. Notedly, it thrives in shady areas of the garden where it will grow happily. The fact that it can be used to beautify dark corners of the garden and north-facing walls ensured Hydrangea Petiolaris Miranda is welcome to any garden.
Height and Spread of Hydrangea Petiolaris Miranda This climbing hydrangea can self-cling its way to some impressive heights - up to 18 metres tall and with a 4 to 8 meres width. Owing to its vigorous but not invasive climbing habit, the Miranda cultivar is an excellent alternative to English Ivy.
How Hardy Is Hydrangea Petiolaris Miranda Climbing hydrangea Miranda is fully hardy in the United Kingdom.
How To Use Hydrangea Petiolaris Miranda This climber is especially useful in shady areas where it will grow happily, even will tolerate a north-facing wall. Ideal for growing against a trunk of large trees or brick. You can use this climbing hydrangea as ground cover, too- it will spread fast and create a beautiful tapestry of variegated foliage and summer blossoms. Climbing hydrangea Miranda is loved by wildlife - birds can nest in the branches of established plants and the flowers are adored by pollinators.
How To Care for Hydrangea Petiolaris Miranda Hardy, tough, and generally disease-free, this climbing hydrangea variety is easy to grow and care for. It tolerates both full sun and full shade, but it thrives in partial shade. Choose any moist but well-drained soil, ideally enriched with well-rotted organic matter. Preferably grown in a sheltered spot in the garden.