Beni Gaku Hydrangea
Hydrangea serrata 'Beni Gaku'
Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
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|Lore||The cultivar 'Beni-gaku' is a long cultivated Japanese cultivar, often depicted in Japanese art.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Rapid growth to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Gift Plant, Shade Loving|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.|
|Key Feature||Summer Flowering|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed regularly during the growing season with a slow release fertilizer. Apply mulch to keep the root zone cool and moist during the hot summer months. Prune to shape in mid summer, just after flowering. Cease pruning by late summer to allow next year's flower buds to form. Prune out only the weak or winter-damaged stems in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9