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Hydrangea involucrata

Classification

Order: Rosales
   Family: Hydrangeaceae
            Genus: Hydrangea
                        Specie: Hydrangea involucrata

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 3 ft (1 m)

Cultivation: Fertile, well-drained, moist soil in dappled shade

Features: Broad oblong leaves; mauve lacecap flowers in summer

Uses: Shrub borders Cut flowers Woodland gardens Containers

Zones: 7-10

Description: A small, somewhat tender shrub from Japan and Taiwan, this species is rare in cultivation. It generally reaches 3 ft (1 m) high but can be more in milder areas. The broadly oblong leaves are roughened and have bristly margins. In late summer it bears lace

Growth Habit: Spreading habit

Comments: Not often seen in cultivation









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