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hydrangea Villosa Group
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
H. aspera Villosa Group is a large upright deciduous shrub with large, velvety ovate leaves. Flowers mauve, in flat heads to 20cm in width, with white sterile florets, 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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