Hydrangea Macrophylla Mariesii Perfecta

 

A small, bushy, deciduous shrub with shiny, light-green leaves. In summer it bears 'Lace-cap' flower-heads with blue flowers surrounded by large, blue or pink ray florets - colour depends on soil. Height of 1.5m and a Spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

 

Plant in moist, but well-drained, soil in sun or partial shade. In acid soils flowers will be blue.

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.