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Hydrangea nigra


Hydrangea nigra

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Hortensia group. Dense vigorous multi-stemmed shrub with lush light-green leaves, bold and saucer-shaped. In summer large clusters of intense blue or pink flowers on unusual purplish-black stems which contrast well with the flowers and foliage.. Flower colour can vary from blue to pink depending on soil acidity. Very pretty. The flowers 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.unusual purplish-black young flower stems which contrast well with the flowers and foliage.

 
Genus
Hydrangea
Species   nigra
Cultivar  

Common name
Moptop

Family name
Hydrangeaceae
Place of origin


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

Soil Type

Moisture

Exposure


Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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