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Hydrangea macrophylla Tea Time Blue

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Wantirna
B4
Size: 17cm
Available: 11
$/Unit (EX GST): $17.20 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $18.92 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Hydrangea macrophylla Tea Time Blue Dwarf Big Leaf Hydrangea, Mophead, French Hydrangea, Lacecap,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Dense, Rounded

Description:
Tea Time Are new compact form of Hydrangea that are easy to grow, give a fantastic floral display with masses of blue medium mop head blooms. Ideal for planting in pots or garden beds. Grows approx 30cm tall in containers and up to 1.5m on maturity if planted in garden beds.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

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

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

Cultural Notes: Prefers moist, well-drained soil and requires shelter from drying winds. Prune by cutting back just to the first pair of buds beneath the old flower in spring. Feed annually in spring with a compete slow release fertiliser. Soil acidity will affect the flower colour, to maintain a bright blue add a Hydrangea blueing tonic to acidify the soil. Source : Sprint Horticulture 2014

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

Family Name: Origin:
Hydrangeaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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