Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hot Red Violet'

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hot Red Violet'

1.5 litre pot £12.99
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<ul><li><b>Position:</b> full sun or partial shade<li><b>Soil:</b> moist, well-drained, moderately fertile, humus-rich soil<li><b>Rate of growth:</b> average<li><b> Flowering period:</b> July to October<li><b>Hardiness:</b> fully hardy<br><br>Recently introduced, this deciduous shrub intially produces pink flowerheads that mature to an unusually dark pinkish red in mid- to late summer, when grown on soils with a neutral pH. Compact and bushy, it is well suited to pots and containers and the flower-heads make excellent additions to dried flower arrangements.<br><br><li><b>Garden care:</b> To enhance flowering prune in spring, cut back the flowered stems to a strong pair of buds below each flower-head. Once established, remove a quarter to a third of the old shoots to the base of the plant.</li></ul>

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moist, well-drained, moderately fertile, humus-rich soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to October
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Recently introduced, this deciduous shrub intially produces pink flowerheads that mature to an unusually dark pinkish red in mid- to late summer, when grown on soils with a neutral pH. Compact and bushy, it is well suited to pots and containers and the flower-heads make excellent additions to dried flower arrangements.

  • Garden care: To enhance flowering prune in spring, cut back the flowered stems to a strong pair of buds below each flower-head. Once established, remove a quarter to a third of the old shoots to the base of the plant.

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