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Hydrangea 'Taiko'

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Plant description

hydrangea taiko

Hydrangea Taiko is a hardy deciduous shrub with a self branching habit, making it a compact grower. It has lovely large heads of flowers through spring and summer, that are violet/blue and white bicoloured.

Hydrangeas are tough, adaptable plants that do best in moist, well drained, humus rich soil. Plant in a position with dappled shade, or sun that has protection from the hottest part of the day. Hydrangeas can be pruned when they lose their leaves, removing old or dead wood, and shaping the plant.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: Blue and white
Flowering season: spring summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 2 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist.

Soil pH: 5-7

Diseases

Powdery mildew

Pests

Scale, mites, slugs and snails

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: All.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose.

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