×
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 macrophylla ‘Ami Pasquier’

Lace cap hydrangea

Garden

Wishlist

  • Plant Placeholder

Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Height0.75m to 1.5m
  • Spread1m to 2.25m
  • Growth HabitBushy round
  • Flower ColourDark red, purple-blue
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Ami Pasquier’ (Lace cap hydrangea). This compact shrub bears dark red or blue-purple flowers.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Ornamental

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.


  • Plant Placeholder

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

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

You can propagate by softwood cuttings in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out 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.


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
Digging

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

Production v5.9.2 (00577d2)