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Hydrangea aspera ssp. robusta - BSWJ13900

Pot Size: 10 litre
Price: £55.00
One of our collections of this subspecies, gathered on our way to the Singalila Ridge in 2013 at 2,300m, which has long been confused in cultivation. With its centre of distribution in the Darjeeling area of the Himalayas, where it is commonly seen forming sizeable shrubs with age, clothed in the typical large (30-40 cm) paddle-shaped softly hairy leaves on distinctly long red petioles, only starting to open the substantial inflorescences of purple-blue flowers in October, but lasting into December (a trait that the impostors cannot perform). Best grown with some shelter from strong winds in a moisture retentive, but drained soil in sun to light shade.

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Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Hydrangeaceae) Hydrangea aspera ssp. robusta BSWJ13900
Group Colour Blooms Size
Shrub Blue, Lilac Late summer, autumn large
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Deciduous bold North India
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
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