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Hydrangea macrophylla Perfection

Hydrangea macrophylla Perfection - 12 cm Pot
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Hydrangea macrophylla, perhaps one of the best known garden plants. Originally from Japan these robust and reliable plants produce a truly amazing display in summer and autumn. Hydrangea macrophylla Perfection is one of the new compact, extended flowering Hydrangeas. A strong, hardy grower and a very distinctive plant that produces large, mophead flowers covered with dark pink, double flowers with pointed petals giving a star like effect. These are off set by the lush, deep green foliage. A compact, very floriferous Hydrangea, ideal for the garden borders, patios or where space is limited. As with most Hydrangea macrophylla the flower colour will be pink in alkaline soils and shades of blue in acid soils. When growing blue varieties/cultivars treatment with Hydrangea bluing agent can help produce blue flowers however this is much more successful in pots than in the borders. Hydrangeas are very easy to grow in a slighlty shady location with a reasonable quality moist soil. They can be grown in the garden or in a pot or container. In containers use a good quality John Innes compost as this plant will be there a long time and peaty types of compost eventually degrade; become too packed and choke the roots. Ensure you feed regularly as a hungry plant is a poor performer. We recommend Osmoscote pro 8-9 month applied in the early spring. One application gives all the nutrients the plant requires for the whole year. John Innes is a soils based compost.

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Pot size 12 cm
Size of the Pot 12 cm
Foliage Deciduous
Height ( fully grown ) 1 - 1.2 Mtrs
Spread 1 - 1.2 Mtrs
flowers Mophead, dark pink double, petals give star like effect.
Location Semi shade.
pruning Immediately after flowering, Cut back all older growth
Other Attributes Glossy deep green leaves. Good seaside plant
Key Feature Hydrangea macrophylla Perfection is a superb introduction, compact and with extended flowering
Hardines H6 ( -20 tp -15 C)
Soil Type Clay, Fertile, Loam, Peat , Poor, Sand
season of interest Summer, Autumn
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