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Hydrangea hirta

SKU: hyhir
A good small shrub with white flowers and stinging-nettle like leaves.
Flower Colour: White
Flowering Season: Summer
Origin: Asia
Preferred Conditions: Most soils
Preferred Aspect: Partial Shade
Additional Feature: Foliage effect
Price: £6.50
Hydrangea hirta
Product Details
This is a widespread species across Japan and into eastern Asia where it is used as a landscaping plant. It only reaches around 1 metre high or so and can be readily pruned in early spring for best results. The 'Nettle-Leaved Hydrangea' is so called because it has stinging bristles like a nettle although we have never found it to be a problem. 
Flowers are white on our clone but they can be a pale purplish and held in typical hydrangea clusters making a large flower head.

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