Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko Blue'
From Eastern Asia, Hydrangea (hortensia) is generally used as a shrub but can occasionally be pruned into a tree. Generally deciduous, its flowers change color based on the soil. The more acidic the soil, the more pink the blooms become. When the soil is alkaline, the flowers turn a bold blue color.This is a classic Mop Head Hydrangea. One that may bring memories of grandmother’s garden. From vibrant blue to lively pink depending on the soil, these huge flowers are sure to gain attention in your landscape. New flower stems will appear throughout the summer months and have stunning serrated leaves to add texture.
Common name: Nikko Blue Hydrangea
Height x Diameter: 5'x5'
Minimum temperature: Hardy to -10 to -20° F.
USDA zone 5-11
Light: Part sun.
Uses: Container, border, hedge.
Deer Resistant: Rarely damaged by deer.
Bloom time: Late Summer
Bloom color: Blue in acid soil; Pink in alkaline soil.
The plant(s) that you are purchasing are grown in individual 2"x4" size containers, which are removed and your plants are shrink wrapped in plastic for shipping purposes. Plants shipped during the growing season will be approximately 1 year old and 6"-8" tall.
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