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Other common names
Hydrangea can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs, or self-clinging climbers, with flowers in clusters usually comprising both small fertile and more showy sterile flowers; often good autumn colour
Hydrangeaceae / Hydrangeaceae
'Hortensis' is a small deciduous shrub with broadly ovate leaves. Flowers numerous, all sterile, double, creamy-white or pinkish in sun, in clusters, in late summer
Toxicity May cause mild stomach upset if ingested
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
Grow in moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade
Propagate by softwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning group 1
Can get aphids, capsid bug, glasshouse red spider mite and hydrangea scale
Generally disease free
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