×
To buy, sell or swap plants and use our full service please log in or sign up – GreenPlantSwap is completely free!
Record your plants before you lose the plant labels! Just tick the ‘Garden’ box (below) on each plant. Learn more

Hydrangea arborescens

Seven barks

Garden

Wishlist

  • Hydrangea arborescens | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsJune to October
  • Height0.1m to 2m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitBushy round
  • Flower ColourDull pink-white-green
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Hydrangea arborescens (Seven barks). This species will grow about 1.8-2.4m tall and usually with a greater spread. It will form a mound of suckering stems which are clothed in big simple, serrated leaves about 15cm long. The flowers are small, greenish, pinkish white and produced in late spring and summer.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

USA

Interest and use

Specimen

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


  • Hydrangea arborescens | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium, Humus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy and will prefer sun or semi-shade with fertile, moist but well-drained soil. They will require more shade in dry areas; provide shelter from cold, drying winds. Some hydrangeas become chloritic in shallow chalk soil.

Propagation

Propogate by softwood cuttings in summer or seeds in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch for powdery mildew, leaf spot, honey fungus and aphids, scale insects and red spider mites.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Hydrangea arborescens posts


Other Hydrangea posts

To view Hydrangea plants offered near you, enter your postcode or log in.

Get started & find out why

Posts of the WeekPosts & Events

Open your garden for Thrive
Grass

“It’s not just gardening,
it makes us healthier and happier”

Production v5.9.2 (00577d2)