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Hydrangea macrophylla

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

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

Features: Large shiny green leaves; pinkish blue flat-topped flowers in summer

Uses: Shrub borders Cut flowers Woodland gardens Containers

Zones: 5-11

Description: A long-cultivated species from coastal areas of Japan, the wild form is quite rare in cultivation. It is a deciduous shrub up to 10 ft (3 m) in height, with large shiny leaves and pinkish blue flat-topped flowers. Its many cultivars are popular garden pla

Growth Habit: Multi-branched habit

Comments: Many cultivars available



























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