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Q.I have a 7 foot soil/rock face behind my home, hoping a climbing hydrangea would grow up. Will it send its roots into the soil as it

Zone Spokane zone 6 | Anonymous added on July 7, 2020 | Answered

grows? I am hoping I can plant at the bottom of the slope without support.

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Answered on July 8, 2020

Yes, climbing hydrangea should grow along a rocky slope. They climb by aerial roots, that cling to rough surfaces. It does prefer a rich, moist soil, so add amendments to your soil at the base if it needs it. And they can be slow to flower, so patience is needed.
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