HYDRANGEA scandens subsp. chinensis

Commonly known as Hortensia

(syn. Hydrangea lobbii) - small, narrow leaves. White, lace-cap flowers
Further Reading....
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • White
    Sterile flowers
  • Yellow
    Fertile flowers
  • Height
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
    Requires shelter from cold, dry winds
  • Partial shade

HYDRANGEA scandens subsp. chinensis

 

 

  • Additional Features
    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
    Taiwan
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Hydrangeas
  • Flower Shape
    Lacecap
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
  • Toxic - Category C
    May cause skin allergy
    (People & Pets) Maybe harmful to pets if eaten
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1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m (4ft)
 

Buy Varieties of HYDRANGEA scandens subsp. chinensis

HYDRANGEA scandens subsp. chinensis f. angustipetala 'Golden Crane'

f. angustipetala 'Golden Crane'

Hortensia

compact. Unusually fragrant white lacecap flowers

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£25.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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