Plum Passion® Improved Hydrangea
Hydrangea aspera 'Monpulsel' PP #30,596
Pronunciation: hy-DRAIN-juh AS-per-uh
|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.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|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.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Azalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Holly (Ilex); Camellia (Camellia); Anemone (Anemone); Holly (Ilex);Rhododendron (Rhododendron)|
|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.|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10
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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.