Nikko Blue Big-leaved Hydrangea
Botanical Name: Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko Blue'
Common Name: Nikko Blue Big-leaved Hydrangea
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Height: 3-5' Spread: 3-5' Habit/form: rounded Growth Rate: Fast Zone: 5-9
Cultural Requirements: Grows best in moist, well drained, moderately fertile soil; protection from winter winds and extreme cold temperatures; drought sensitive, water in dry periods.
Ornamental Characteristics: Large rounded flower clusters; blue in acid soil, pink in alkaline soil; blooms on last year's woody stems; dark green leaves in summer.
Use in the Landscape: accent plants, mixed shrub borders, container plants.