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Hydrangea macrophylla Onyx 'Zebra'
Common Name: Hydrangea Family: Hydrangaceae (The Hydrangea Family)

Onyx 'Zebra' is a beautiful white-flowered mophead Hydrangea macrophylla with distinctive black stems and flowers emerging with green highlights turning to pure white. The plants are of medium size up to four feet tall and wide and will fit well into small gardens or even containers. Blooms on new and old wood guaranteeing flowers even when pruning or cold weather knock back the stems.


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 ColourWhite/Cream
TypeShrub Secondary Bloom ColourGreen
Height2-4' Bloom TimeSummer - Fall
Spread3-5' FragranceNo
Light Exposure Foliage ColourGreen
Soil Moisture Stem ColourBlack
Hardiness5-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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