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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Red Start'


Hydrangea macrophylla 'Red Start'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Lacecap group. Syn. 'Rotschwanz'. Dense multi-stemmed shrub with lush mid-green leaves, bold and saucer-shaped. In summer large flattened flower heads with rich rosy red starlike flowers arranged in a single row on the outside, surrounding the small yellowish-pink fertile flowers. Stunning. These form on two year old wood. Thin out crowded stems in late winter, shorten where necessary. Hardy for cold sites. Best in semi-shade, with good soil moisture.

 
Genus
Hydrangea
Species   macrophylla
Cultivar   'Red Start'

Common name
Lacecap

Family name
Hydrangeaceae
Place of origin
Japan


DETAILS
Height
1.5 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Deciduous

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture

Exposure
Frost hardy / Prefers a semi-shaded site


Shrubs

Category
Small, height between 1 and 1.5 metres.
Availability
All our current stock has been dispatched out to retailers. If they have none left for you, we are growing another crop to supply as soon as possible.
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