Hydrangeas are a timeless, traditional favourite, these deciduous shrubs dazzle with flower colours of blue, white, red, pink or purple. ‘Lacecap’ varieties have graceful blooms which are arranged in a round disk shape with small flowers on the inner and larger, showier flowers on the outer, these flowers are on display in summer. Warners have spent many years growing and perfecting the best selection and most forward flowering Hydrangeas for you to enjoy.
Macrophylla perform best in a part shade position sheltered form the hot sun and wind with a rich, porous, moist soil. Dead head and prune to shape after flowering, Hydrangeas can be cut back quite hard if need be. Feed with an organic slow release fertiliser in late spring.
Red and pink varieties like a slightly more alkaline soil of about pH of about 6.5-7. If necessary treat with lime to raise the pH.
Perfect for formal or cottage gardens though work wonderfully in many garden styles. Are great in ground or in containers and can be brought indoors for short periods of time to enjoy their display. Look beautiful as cut flowers and are perfect for wedding displays. Work well planted with other traditional favourites such as Camellias, Magnolias and Azaleas.
Height to 2.0m
Width to 1.5m