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HYDRANGEA serratifolia

Commonly known as Hortensia

Leathery leaves and self-clinging stems. A rare Chilean species with small creamy white flowers in columnar panicles. Like H.seemanii you can grow this in sun or shade on a wall or up a tree
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
£25.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
  • Cream - creamy white
  • Height - 5m (16ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging - vigorous, woody climber, clinging by aerial roots. Produces flowerheads to 15cm (6in) across with predominantly fertile flowers from large, spherical buds
  • 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 - shelter from cold, drying 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.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - aphids, red spider mites, scale insects, vine weevils, capsid bugs, grey mould (Botrytis), hydrangea virus, powdery mildew, leaf spot, honey fungus
  • Place of origin - Chile, Argentina
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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 - - moderately fertile. Humus-rich
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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