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Hydrangea Macrophylla

Botanical Name:

Hydrangea macrophylla

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Shrub, Poisonous

Lifespan

Perennial, Woody

Flower

Flowers in a terminal, round or umbrella-shaped cluster of white, pink, or blue; 4- 5-parted, the sterile flowers (around the margin or the entire cluster) are much enlarged. Large flat-topped corymb with numerous flowers; borne on previous season's growth. Some varieties have a more mop-head shaped bloom. Flowers 2" diameter, toothed or entire; pink, white, blue or purple; color can depend on the soil pH.

Fruit

cup-like capsule

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Taxonomy

Order

Rosales

Family

Hydrangeaceae

Genus

Hydrangea

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