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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko Blue'
Common Name: Bigleaf Hydrangea Family: Hydrangaceae (The Hydrangea Family)

'Nikko Blue' is a classic Hydrangea with flowers ranging in colour from rich, sky blue through lavender to lavender pink, depending on the pH of the soil. Plants are 4-6 feet tall and wide and bloom on old wood. In acidic soils this is one of the most beautiful blues you can grow. In less acidic soils plants can produce a multi-colour display of blue, lavender and pink all on the same plant all at the same time.

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

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
Spread3-5' FragranceNo
Light ExposurePart Shade Part Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Moist Stem Colour
Hardiness5-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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