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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
We have this currently available in a POT 4 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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