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Hydrangea macrophylla Miss Saori

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Hydrangea macrophylla Miss Saori Big Leaf Hydrangea, Mophead, French Hydrangea, Lacecap,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Clumping, Rounded

A classic cottage garden plant with a rounded, deciduous habit, thick green leaves and large bicolour pink mop-head flowers in Summer. Use in garden beds and containers. Great also as a cut flower. Grows approx. 75cm tall x 75cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Mites, Powdery Mildew, Scale, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Prefers moist, well-drained slightly alkaline soil and requires shelter from drying winds. Prune by cutting back just to the first pair of buds beneath the old flower in Spring. These hydrangeas flower on the previous season's wood. Feed annually in June with a compete slow release fertiliser.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Hydrangeaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate