Strigosa Hydrangea – Hydrangea aspera macrophylla

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The Strigosa Hydrangea, native to East Asia, is a unique garden addition with its large, velvety leaves and attractive lace-cap flowers. It supports pollinators, adds visual interest to landscapes, and thrives in moist, well-drained soils with partial shade, making it a distinctive choice for various garden designs.

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Strigosa Hydrangea – Hydrangea aspera macrophylla

The Strigosa Hydrangea, Hydrangea aspera macrophylla, native to East Asia, is known for its large, velvety leaves and lace-cap flowers.

Features Strigosa Hydrangea is distinguished by its large, lace-cap flowers, blooming in summer with a mix of sterile and fertile florets in shades of purple and blue. Native to East Asia, it has a moderate growth rate. The leaves are exceptionally large, heart-shaped, and have a velvety texture. This hydrangea does not produce fruits or nuts. Its bark is rough, and the plant has a strong, woody root system. The foliage is a deep green, and the plant is thornless.

Benefits for Nature This hydrangea variety attracts pollinators, including bees and butterflies, with its unique flowers. Its dense foliage offers a habitat for small wildlife. The plant is generally non-toxic, making it a beneficial addition to gardens for promoting biodiversity.

Landscaping and Design Strigosa Hydrangea is valued in landscaping for its textural foliage and attractive flowers. It’s used in mixed borders, woodland gardens, and as a specimen plant. The large leaves and distinctive flowers complement both lush and minimalist garden designs, adding visual interest and a touch of the exotic.

Preferred Conditions Strigosa Hydrangea thrives in well-drained, moist soil rich in organic matter. It prefers partial shade, avoiding harsh afternoon sun. This hydrangea variety is somewhat drought-tolerant once established but benefits from regular watering. It’s suited to a variety of environments, including urban gardens, provided it has space to grow.

Fun Fact about Strigosa Hydrangea A unique characteristic of Strigosa Hydrangea is its unusually large leaves, which are among the biggest of any hydrangea species, making it stand out in any garden setting.

Summary The Strigosa Hydrangea, native to East Asia, is a unique garden addition with its large, velvety leaves and attractive lace-cap flowers. It supports pollinators, adds visual interest to landscapes, and thrives in moist, well-drained soils with partial shade, making it a distinctive choice for various garden designs.

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STANDARD DELIVERY TYPES

Box/Parcel – Used for plants sized 0-70cm, costs £12. Order £100 worth of plants of that size to qualify for free delivery! Parcel deliveries are always sent for next day delivery unless otherwise specified.

Pallet – Used for plants sized 71-230cm, costs £60. Order £350 worth of plants to qualify for free pallet delivery! We always send our pallets for next day delivery, unless requested otherwise.

Private Van – Used for plants sized 231cm and taller, costs £60. Order £350 worth to get free private van delivery!

In all cases you can request a private van delivery, where your plants are delivered by us. Upon your request we can re-evaluate your delivery fee and let you know of the delivery time.

Please note, for pallet and box deliveries we use third party companies to deliver the goods. Not often, but occasionally some delays may happen due to unforeseen circumstances, which are out of our control. For this reason, we ask you to never book gardeners, contractors, or other industry professionals for the estimated delivery date. Please do not book days off work or cancel other commitments specifically for your plant delivery to avoid disappointment.

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