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(Syn: H. macrophylla ‘Firefly’)

Hydrangea

Climbing Hydrangea

The name Hydrangea, means “water vessel,” given for its cup-shaped seed capsules. A genus of diverse forms, Hydrangeas are commonly found throughout Asia, from the Hima­layas to Taiwan and Japan, with the exception of 2 species, Hydrangea arborescens and Hydrangea quercifolia, which are native to North America. Easily cultivated, this shrub’s lush deciduous leaves are best suited to loose, moist soil in the shade of tall trees or on the north side of the house.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Horcos’ (S-0849)

Each 13.75

AVAILABLE SPRING 2020

 

A 2016 introduction from Dresden, Germany, ‘Horcos’ fashions large domed flowers whose semidouble dark reddish pink florets mature with prominent creamy-white eyes. Flaunting nearly twice as many florets as other mopheads, the unique bicolored blooms stage a breathtaking richly hued presentation all summer long atop strong, thick green stems and lusty, broad serrated greenery. This average-sized floriferous Hydrangea can be massed, planted as a specimen in a mixed border or blanketed beneath by a carpet of white-blooming Geranium ‘St. Ola’. Alkaline soil promotes warm rubescent shades while neutral and acid sites will produce either blue or violet-hued blossoms. (pp#27,110)

 

Blooms June–September

Size: 3' 0" – 4' 0" high x 4' 0" – 5' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 6.

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