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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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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
'Shirofuji' is a compact low-growing deciduous shrub with pointed mid green leaves flushed crimson when young and in autumn. A Japanese lacecap cultivar featuring graceful flowerheads composed of narrow-tepalled, double white ray florets on arching stalks from summer to autumn
Toxicity May cause mild stomach upset if ingested
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained soil in partial shade or in sun if the soil is reliably moist. Further hydrangea cultivation advice
Propagate by softwood cuttings in early summer or hardwood cuttings in winter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 4
Pests Aphids, capsid bug, hydrangea scale and vine weevils may be a problem
May be subject to a leaf spot, grey moulds, powdery mildews and honey fungus
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