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PlantFiles: Climbing Hydrangea
Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris 'Firefly'

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Family: Hydrangeaceae (hy-drain-jee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hydrangea (hy-DRAIN-juh) (Info)
Species: anomala subsp. petiolaris
Cultivar: Firefly
Additional cultivar information: (PP11038)
Hybridized by Benarcik; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1997

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17 members have or want this plant for trade.

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous
Variegated
Chartreuse/Yellow
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive stevenova On Jul 1, 2003, stevenova from Newcastle
United Kingdom (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is completely new to me (for obvious reasons). As someone who works in the horticultural area, I can appreciate how much of a gem this new variety will be.

Neutral louisa On Aug 16, 2001, louisa from Troy, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

The first variegated hydrangea with bold yellow edged leaves to 25 feet.



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