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Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Ayesha’
Common Name: Popcorn Hydrangea Family: Hydrangaceae (The Hydrangea Family)

'Ayesha' is known as the "popcorn Hydrangea" with its unusual petals that are cupped upwards in shades of pink through lavender to blue, depending on soil acidity. The flowers are also lightly fragrant which is unusual for the genus. Blooms mid summer to mid fall.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

Native Habitat:
Cool, moist, shaded locations in rich soils of woodlands and along hedgerows and streambanks.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourBlue
TypeShrub Secondary Bloom ColourPink
Height4-6' Bloom TimeSummer - Fall
Spread3-5' FragranceYes
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Full - Part Sun Shade Part Shade Part Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureMoist Average Stem Colour
Hardiness6-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Blaumeise’
Sambucus nigra ‘Black Beauty’

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