Definition of Climbing hydrangea
1. Noun. Climbing shrub with adhesive aerial roots having opposite leaves and small white flowers in terminal cymes; Himalayas to Taiwan and Japan.
Group relationships: Genus Schizophragma, Schizophragma
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
2. Noun. Deciduous climber with aerial roots having large flat flower heads.
3. Noun. Deciduous climber with aerial roots having white to creamy flowers in fairly flat heads.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Climbing Hydrangea
Literary usage of Climbing hydrangea
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1. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"... (climbing hydrangea}.—S. hydrangeoides is a Japanese climbing shrub allied to the Hydrangea, with tall slender stems that send out roots which will fix ..."
2. Aristocrats of the Garden by Ernest Henry Wilson (1917)
"A root-climber that should be in every garden is the climbing hydrangea (H. petiolaris). ... It is very like the climbing hydrangea in foliage and ..."
3. Trees and Shrubs of Central Park by Louis Harman Peet (1903)
"(climbing hydrangea. No. 57.) The path which leads up from the Boat House into the ... This sassafras tree carries the rather remarkable climbing hydrangea, ..."
4. Biltmore Nursery, Biltmore, N.C. (1907)
"Schizophragma • The climbing hydrangea A tall vine climbing by means of ... climbing hydrangea. Stems climbing to a height of 20 to 30 feet, or even more. ..."
5. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson, F. L. S., William Robinson (1906)
"Its leaves are much less in size than those of the climbing Hydrangea, sharply toothed at the edges, ..."
6. The English Flower Garden: Design, Arrangement and Plans Followed by a by William Robinson (1895)
"Schizophragma hydrangeoides (climbing hydrangea").—A Japanese climbing shrub allied to the Hydrangea, with tall slender stems that send out roots which will ..."