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HYDRANGEA 'Glam Rock'
Commonly known as Hortensia
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- Planting Combinations
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Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
Height - 1.2m (4ft)
Spread - 1.2m (4ft)
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)
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 - Burncoose speciality - See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
Good to know - showy, long-flowering shrub
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 - garden origin. Germany. Kordes Jungpflanzen
Flower Shape - Mophead -
Hardiness - Fully hardy -
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.
RHS group 4
Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile. Humus-rich
Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
- Hydrangeas for everyone!
- Soil & Feeding
- Pruning Hydrangeas
- Pruning Hydrangeas - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Hydrangeas, keeping them blue - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Drying Flower Heads
- Drying hydrangea flower heads - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Popular Mopheads & Lacecaps
- Hydrangeas and other plants
- Further Reading