Climbing Hydrangea - Knowledgebase Question

Ooltewah, TN
Question by mom24kids00
April 19, 2001
On your climbing hydrangea, the sun exposure is "full to partial sun". Please define. Also, can this plant be placed into a large planter and placed in an area that would receive full sun?
Thank you.

Answer from NGA
April 19, 2001


This plant will tolerate different amounts of light but prefers a cool moist soil so it will do better in a shadier location in hot summer areas. A north wall or an east wall or morning sun or dappled light all day would be fine but a half day of afternoon sun would be too hot for it. Since it needs that cool moist soil it would probably not do well in a large planter in full sun.

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