High acidic soil will keep this vigorous growing hydrangea lacecap blue while alkaline soil will turn it red. A wonderful eye-catching plant. Prefers part shade in the afternoon. In warmer climates a protected position is preferred. Easily maintained flower colour will vary with soil pH. Ideal for pots and containers.
Grows 1.5m high x 1m wide.
- Suitable for areas with part shade
- Ideal in pots or containers
- Suitable to cut for vases
- Grows 1m wide
- Grows to 1.5m high
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Common Name: HYDRANGEA Also known as Mopheap Hydrangea
Botanical Name: Hydrangea macrophylla
Family Name: Saxifragraceae
Plant Type: Deciduous shrub
Size: 0.5–3m H x 0.5–2m W
Flowering: Summer to Autumn
Positioning: Semi Shade to Full Shade
General Information: Hydrangeas thrive in a cool, moist position, sheltered from hot summer sun and northerly winds.
Soil: Moist, rich, well-drained.
Watering: Regular watering is required, especially in late spring and through summer. Deep soaking once or twice a week is ideal. Have a saucer of water underneath pots.
Fertilising: In winter while the plant is dormant, use a fertiliser designed for the pH (colour) you are after. Also fertilise in spring.
Pruning: Prune back by about 1/3 when dormant in winter. Cut back to double leaf buds to encourage flowers the following year.
Tips: Flower colours can be enhanced or altered depending on the pH level in the soil low pH makes them blue, high pH makes them pink.