Hydrangea macrophylla “Zorro”

£10.00

Hydrangea Zorro – A newish form of Teller Blue Hydrangea with black stems. Produces deep blue lacecap flowers on acid soil just like ‘Blaumeisse’. The fertile flowers are pale blue, encircled by a small number of large four sepalled sterile florets. A strong robust plant which can also turn pink/mauve on neutral soil.

Position: Dappled shade/sun
Soil: Any deep moist soil
Rate of growth: Moderate
Flowering period: Summer through Autumn
Hardiness: Hardy
Pot size: 1L
Eventual height and spread: 4ft x 3ft

 

Position: Woodland
Soil: Any fertile soil
Rate of growth: Moderate
Flowering period: Spring/early summer
Hardiness: Hardy
Pot size: 9cm
Eventual height and spread: 4ft x 12″

5 in stock (backorders allowed)

Product Description

‘Zorro’ is a rounded, bushy, deciduous shrub with broadly ovate, toothed, veined, dark green leaves and, from summer into autumn, distinctive dark purple-black stems bearing large, lace-cap heads of flowers, deep blue in acid soil, pink in alkaline conditions. A stunning lacecap Hydrangea, it does best here at Lewis Cottage in moist soil.

Position: Dappled shade/sun
Soil: Any deep moist soil
Rate of growth: Moderate
Flowering period: Summer through Autumn
Hardiness: Hardy
Pot size: 1L
Eventual height and spread: 4ft x 3ft