Hydrangea Grafin Cosel Hedging
Hydrangea macrophylla Grafin Cosel (Mophead Hydrangea)
An eye catching bicoloured combination of deepest rosy pink picotee type edging, paler and creamy white at the centre, the flowers becoming more red as they age. This is a bushy and robust shrub with deep green foliage that sets the flowers off perfectly. An unusual colour combiination that would do well bringing colour in any moist flowerbed or could be grown as a rounded informal hedge.
Hydrangea Grafin Cosel is easy to grow in sun or partial shade, they prefer a rich moisture retaining soil that doesnt dry out too much in Summer, thinnner and lighter soils would benefit from a good amount of organic matter being well mixed in the hole at planting time and these glorious shrubs enjoy a good mulch being applied during Spring to get the best from them, this is especially the case for younger plants. Prune the old flower heads off in spring, reducing the plants back to a strong bud and removing any weak or crossing stems. We recommend adding Rootgrow when planting all Hydrangeas to give them the best start.
How to grow Hydrangea Grafiin Cosel
Position: Full sun, partial shade.
Foliage: Deciduous shrub, leaves drop from the plant in Autumn and fresh new ones emerge in Spring.
Soil and site: Any good soil that retains moisture in Summer, Hydrangeas dont like to be dry.
Flowering time: July to September
Growth rate: moderate
Ultimate height and spread: 120cm high x 120cm wide.
Hardiness: Fully hardy.
Aftercare: Water regularly after planting and for the first season. Prune and mulch in Spring.
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We deliver these plants to you in the pots they are grown in, because there is no root disturbance they can delivered and planted all year round with excellent results.