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Chiri-san Sue Mountain Hydrangea

Hydrangea serrata 'Chiri-san Sue'

SKU #05648
7-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A superb shrub for shade border or woodland garden, valued for abundant bloom. Highly textured foliage covers the mounded form. Fertile flower clusters are encircled by ray florets, blue in acidic soils and pink in more alkaline conditions. Deciduous.
Light Full shade, Partial shade
Watering Keep soil moist but not soggy.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Slow to moderate growth to 4 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Arborvitae (Thuja); Azalea (Azalea); Boxwood (Buxus); Camellia (Camellia); Japanese Maple (Acer)
CARE
Care Best grown in moisture retentive, well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Mulch to keep the root zone cool. Prune spent flowers to promote repeat bloom.
HISTORY
Lore It is often disputed whether Hydrangea serrata is a variety of H. macrophylla, or vice-versa, it is agreed that it is a much hardier species with the ability to bloom on new wood, which in hand makes it highly adaptable to varied climates.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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