Hydrangea aspera 'Mauvette'
(Rough-leaved Hydrangea) An eye-catching cultivar, Hydrangea aspera 'Mauvette' has large lacecap clusters of mauve-pink flowers in late summer and soft, velvety leaves.
An eye-catching cultivar, Hydrangea aspera 'Mauvette' has large lacecap clusters of mauve-pink flowers in late summer and soft, velvety leaves. The leaves are similar to those of a Hydrangea aspera subsp. sargentiana in appearance, although this it is a smaller plant once established.
An excellent Hydrangea for a shady border!
- Position: Partial shade.
- Soil: Moist yet well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: July - September.
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Medium sized branching shrub with a rounded habit once established.
- Height: 2.5 m (8 ft)
- Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft)
- Pruning: Remove dead or damaged stems in late winter or early spring.
- Notes: Hydrangea aspera 'Mauvette' is particularly spectacular when planted in small groups.
- How Much Sun
- Light Shade, Shade
- Eventual Size
- Shrub - Medium (1.5m - 3m)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Acid, Soil: Damp/Wet, Site: Coastal Areas
- Special Features
- Flowers in Summer, Flowers in Autumn, Suitable for Containers, Foliage - Unusual Shape