Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko Blue'

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko Blue'

Nikko Blue Hydrangea

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This cultivar of Hydrangea macrophylla has become the standard for blue mophead hydrangeas. In acid soil conditions it can be counted on to produce large 15 cm wide heads packed with sky blue florets. 'Nikko Blue' originated in Japan, and has been a classic plant in western gardens since before 1970.



Hardiness Zone: Zone 5 to 9
Light Requirements: Part Shade to Full Sun
Height: 120 cm to 180 cm
Spread: 120 cm to 180 cm
Soil Requirements: Rich, moist organic soils with a steady water supply
Bloom Time Early to late Summer
Planting Time: Spring to Fall if given a steady water supply
Use: Shrub borders, mass planting, shade gardens waterside gardens
Flower Colour & Shape: Large rounded densely packed heads of sterile florets, rich sky blue in acid soil, but pink in alkaline conditions. Blooms on old wood
Foliage: Coarse textured medium green ovate toothed leaves. No appreciable fall colour.
Benefits: Vigorous grower, very floriferous, cut/dried flower production

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