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Hydrangea hirta
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An unusual and slow growing species of Hydrangea native to parts of Japan, Hydrangea hirta has leaves like those of a nettle with a serrated edge and flatish clusters of flowers.

Hydrangea hirta is a very handsome shrub but although hardy is usually best planted in a position with shelter from cold winds, ideally in sun or light, dappled shade.

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  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade. 
  • Soil: Moist yet well drained, acidic soil.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy but may require shelter from strong wind and protection from late spring frosts once the leaves have emerged!
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Hydrangea hirta grows to be a small branching shru.
    • Height: up to 80 - 100 cm tall (2 - 3 ft).
    • Spread: 80 - 100 cm (2 - 3 ft).


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