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Plum Passion® Improved Hydrangea

Hydrangea aspera 'Monpulsel' PP #30,596

Pronunciation: hy-DRAIN-juh AS-per-uh
SKU #09655
7-10

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OVERVIEW
Description A delightful, densely branched hydrangea with green-purple new foliage that ages to a deep purple with rosy purple undersides and is contrasted nicely by bicolor lacecap summer blooms. Captivating fall foliage develops golden topsides, while retaining its purple undersides. A wonderful accent for shady borders and cottage gardens. Deciduous.
Light Filtered sun, Partial shade
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
CARE
Care Provide fertile, lightly acidic, moist, well-drained soil with part or dappled shade. Tolerates more sun in cooler climates; avoid harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish extensive root system. Apply balanced fertilizer monthly during growing season. Clip spent flowers to promote continued bloom.
HISTORY
Lore H. aspera is a shrub native to the region between the Himalaya, across southern China, to Taiwan. Considerable natural variation occurs within the species, and some of the variations are sometimes considered to be separate species; these include H. villosa and H. aspera ssp. sargentiana.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.