HYDRANGEA aspera 'Hot Chocolate'

Commonly known as Hortensia

Lacecap - chocolate brown foliage and soft pink lacecap flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Dark blackish green leaves, maroon-red beneath
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Soft pink
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Upright shrub with dome-shaped inflorescences
  • 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
  • Partial shade

HYDRANGEA aspera 'Hot Chocolate'

 
Available from July 2022 -
£18.50 each 
Delivery Information Available from July 2022
Large £35.00  

 

  • Additional Features
    Burncoose speciality
    See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
    Pests & Diseases
    vine weevil, capsid bugs, grey mould(Botrytis), hydrangea virus, powdery mildew, leaf spot, honey fungus.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Oprins Nurseries, Belgium
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Hydrangeas
  • Flower Shape
    Lacecap
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (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
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    May cause skin allergy
    (People & Pets) Maybe harmful to pets if eaten
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.5m (5ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2m (6½ft)
 

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