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Hydrangea macrophylla Alpengluhen
Item Name
Hydrangea macrophylla Alpengluhen
Item #
Hyd110
Distributor
Payless Plants
Manufacturer
Payless Plants
Unit of Supply
2.5 litre thermo pot
Annual Production
100
Price/ea
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Hydrangea macrophylla Alpengluhen

 

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(syn: Hydrangea Apenglow, Hydrangea Glowing Embers) Flowers are rosy red well shaped mophead. Can be used as a cut flower bloom. Easy care and robust. 1.5m.

 

General Hydrangea Information and Links

 

Origins - Hydrangeas naturally occur in North and South America, China, Japan, Himalayas, and the Philippines. The name Hydrangea comes from Hydra meaning water, and Agos meaning a vessel referring to a cup shaped seed head.

 

Plant Spacing - Plant at least 1 metre apart, and better at 1.5 metres apart.

 

Soil Requirements - Hydrangeas like a free draining organically rich loam. The soil should be loose and friable around a newly planted plant. Avoid sand and clay.

 

Fertilizer - Quality topsoil is naturally slightly acidic and no fertilizer should be required. To make flowers pinker add a small amount of lime to the soil surface. To make flowers go bluer add a small amount of aluminum sulphate to the soil surface. If fertilizer is used a small amount occasionally to the soil surface is preferred to a lot at once.

 

Watering - Hydrangeas do not need watering once established and are mostly drought tolerant. If watering is done after planting, water only occasionally as excessive watering may cause root damage.

 

Wind - Hydrangeas are tolerant of windy conditions and tolerant of semi coastal environments.

 

Pruning - It is not essential for Hydrangeas to be pruned. When it is done pruning consists of removing old flower stems and pruning stems back to 2 buds.

 

Pests and Diseases - Hydrangeas might get a bit of leaf spot, especially in humid conditions. The solution if required is to spray occasionally with a mild fungicide, or wait until leaf drop in winter when most hydrangeas clean themselves.

 

Tub Plants and Cut Flowers - Hydrangeas can be used as a tub plant and as a cut flower.  Flowers form on previous seasons stems, and pruning may reduce new seasons flowers. Flower types are mopheads, lacecaps and pannicles.

 

Where do hydrangeas come from?

https://www.theflowerexpert.com/content/growingflowers/flowersandseasons/hydrangea

 

Planting Hydrangeas

https://www.almanac.com/plant/hydrangeas

 

General Hydrangea care

https://www.waysidegardens.com/hydrangea-care-guide/a/324/

 

Why won’t my Hydrangea bloom?

www.millionplants.com/advice/wont-hydrangea-bloom/

 

What is the best fertilizer for Hydrangeas?

www.endlesssummerblooms.com/design-and-grow/planting-and-care

 

Are you supposed to cut back Hydrangeas?

https://www.finegardening.com/article/pruning-hydrangeas

 

Do you need to dead head Hydrangeas?

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/hydrangea/deadheading-a-hydrangea.htm

 

What fertilizer to use for blue Hydrangeas?

https://www.gardeners.com/how-to/growing-blue-hydrangeas/8609.html

 

How do I make my Hydrangeas blue?

https://www.gardenista.com/posts/magic-trick-how-to-make-your-hydrangea-change-color/

Flowers are rosy red well shaped mophead. Can be used as a cut flower bloom. Easy care, robust. 1.5m.
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