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Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’

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  • Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Height0.7m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourPale pinkish-purple, blue
  • Leaf ColourDark green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ (Hydrangea). In mid summer to late summer, there are flat, open heads of pale pinkish-purple or blue flowers. Leaves are dark green, turning red in autumn.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Ornamental

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  • Hydrangea serrata ‘Bluebird’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

You will need to grow in well-drained humus-rich moderately fertile soil.

Propagation

Sow the seeds in the spring in the spring, or by root softwood cuttings.

Pests, diseases or disorders

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

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