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Hydrangea serrata ‘Shirotae’

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to October
  • Height0.7m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite, cream
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Hydrangea serrata ‘Shirotae’ (Hydrangea). This species is a broad bushy deciduous shrub with elliptical medium green leaves. The single flowers are pink or purple blooms in the summer.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

Asia, N & S America

Interest and use

Grown for their mainly domed or flattened flower heads which are good for drying. Suitable for coastal conditions.Grown for their mainly domed or flattened flower heads which are good for drying. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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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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