Nikko Blue Hydrangea
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko Blue'
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||hye-DRAYN-jee-uh mak-roh-FIL-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Summer|
|Design Ideas||Few plants offer such beautiful Dutch blue coloring as Hydrangea when grown in acidic soils. Perfect for cool-colored garden schemes featuring purple, pink and white. Gorgeous as an accent amidst lighter greens or when planted in a mass to intensify the impact of these flowers in large spaces. Big enough to provide reliable foundation planting along walls, fences or as partitions and screens.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Holly (Ilex); Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus); Hosta (Hosta); Azalea (Azalea); Sweetspire (Itea)|
Provide organically rich, well-drained soil. Apply mulch to conserve moisture and protect in harsh winters. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish extensive root system. Soil and water pH influences bloom color; consult garden center for suitable amendments. Feed in early spring. Blooms on old wood; prune after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9