Hydrangea macrophylla


Hydrangea macrophylla or Big Leaf Hydrangea is the old school Hydrangea and is loved for its big, long-lasting blooms. This baby is a deciduous shrub with glossy green rounded leaves and famous flowers. The really cool thing about this shrub - you have the ability to control the flower colour.

Want pink blooms? Make sure your soil is alkaline. Prefer lilac - make sure your soil is slightly acidic.  

Hydrangeas will do well in a spot that gets morning sun but does not like direct afternoon sun as their leaves will burn. Give me a hard haircut in early spring and I will come back bigger and better. 

Quick Facts: 

  • What to use me for: Great in pots or as a low flowering hedge in a cottage garden 

  • I grow to: 2m high, 2m wide 

  • Where to place me: Full sun to part shade

  • Watering conditions: Once established give me water once or twice a week to keep me happy 
  • Soil Conditions: I like a moist but well-draining soil 

  • My features: I am frost tolerant 

Our plants are beautifully grown, mature tube stock with well-developed roots. They are guaranteed sun-hardened, can be planted directly into the ground and are excellent performers for your garden.

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