Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko Blue'

Nikko Blue Bigleaf Hydrangea

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Fast
Mature Height - 4'-6'
Mature Width - Spread may be equal to or greater than height
Longevity - Short, possibly 20 years.

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Pink in neutral soil to steel blue in acid soil, large mophead 6"-8", early, June through fall. Early blooming starting with flowers that are cream with blue margins then turning solid blue as the plant matures.
Fruit - Capsule, 0.25 to 0.3125 long, not showy.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Not remarkable.
Bark - Light, shiny, gray-or straw-brown color.
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Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplant into moist, well-drained, soil which has been amended with peat moss or leaf mold. Not tolerant of dry conditions. Sun tolerance is good. USDA Zones 6-9.
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Diseases and Insects - Hydrangeas are generally trouble-free and very rewarding.
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Plants of this taxon:
Bed 51
Bed 212

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Hydrangea.
- Other plants of the family Hydrangeaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Hydrangea.
- Other plants of the species Hydrangea macrophylla.