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Category: Hydrangea Varieties

Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea, a simply spectacular flowering shrub

Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea, a simply spectacular flowering shrub

Vanilla Strawberry (Hydrangea paniculata ‘Renhy’) – a real show stopper and award winner Hydrangea ‘Strawberry Vanilla’ was introduced from France and has got to be one of the most eye-catching hydrangeas in recent years. Being named “top plant” by the American Nursery and Landscape Association it easy to see why! This easy to grow hydrangea will grow well in south facing positions which can sometimes be less forgiving for some shrubs and yet still seems to thrive in sunny positions…

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Hydrangea macrophylla (mop head hydrangeas & Lacecaps)

Hydrangea macrophylla (mop head hydrangeas & Lacecaps)

Hydrangea macrophylla Hydrangea macrophylla which are also known as bigleaf Hydrangeas, mop head Hydrangeas and also include the lacecap hydrangeas varieties. There are many cultivars of macrophylla hydrangeas include Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Selma’, Lemon Zest, Penny Mac, Forever Pink to name a few and many many more. Hydragea macrophylla are well known for there very large flowers and spectacular displays and the ability of the flowers to change colour to pink or blue all though there are some which are white such as Hydrangea…

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Climbing Hydrangea (Hydrangea petiolaris) Growing Advice and Tips

Climbing Hydrangea (Hydrangea petiolaris) Growing Advice and Tips

Climbing Hydrangea quick facts Common Name: Climbing Hydrangea Genus: Hydrangea Species: Anomala Variety: Petiolaris Will grow well in shaded, semi-shade and even sun The flower on old wood so pruning to hard or late Spring will reduce flowering Will grow in fertile moist but well-drained soil They reach 1500cm (50ft) tall They are early flowering from June to August Ideal for cover walls and fences Produce Lacey white flowers They don’t need pruning except to control the size if needed…

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