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Hydrangea aspera 'Villosa'
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Description

Available Spring 2017 - A beautiful selection of Hydrangea which has large, long-lasting, lilac-blue flowers in late summer, popular with insects, particularly bees and butterflies. The leaves are somewhat hairy, although not as hairy as those of the Hydrangea aspera subsp. sargentiana. Hydrangea aspera 'Villosa' makes a fine flowering plant for a shady, flowering border.

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 30 - 50 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Moist yet well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: August - September.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
  • Habit: Eventually a large branching shrub once established.
    • Height: 3 m (10 ft)
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
  • Notes: The flowers will be a lilac-blue colour in acidic soils and turn purple or pink on neutral or slightly alkali soils. 

Plant Video

A ten year old Hydrangea aspera 'Villosa' in our gardens. It has reached a height of 2 m and a spread of 2 m.


 


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