AWARD

HYDRANGEA 'Veitchii'

Commonly known as Hortensia

Lacecap - large free-flowering white
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Broadly ovate leaves to 20cm (8in) long
  • White
  • Height
    1.8m (6ft)
  • Spread
    1.8m (6ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Flowerheads to 20cm (8in) across. Florets have lilac tints which change to lime green. Central flowers open from pink buds to blue on acid soil, remaining pink on neutral soil.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold winds
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten
    These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • May cause skin allergy or irritant
    Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.

HYDRANGEA 'Veitchii'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Burncoose speciality
    See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
    Good to know
    Imported by Charles Maries for Veitch in the 1880s
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mites, scale insects, vine weevils, capsid bugs, grey mould(Botrytis), hydrangea virus, powdery mildew, leaf spot, honey fungus.
    Place of origin
    Japan
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Hydrangeas
  • Flower Shape
    Lacecap
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 3
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs that flower in the Summer or Autumn on previous year's growth, or deciduous shrubs that flower in late Winter-Spring on previous year's growth.
    Pruning: Trim off old flowers to the first bud beneath flower head. Cut back 1/3 of the oldest stems to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually

    RHS group 4
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.8m (6ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.8m (6ft)
 

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