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Botanical name: Hydrangea serrata 'Bluebird'
Other names: Hydrangea 'Bluebird', Hydrangea serrata 'Acuminata', Hydrangea serrata 'Blue Bird'
Variety or cultivar: 'Bluebird' _ 'Bluebird' is a small, deciduous shrub with ovate, mid-green leaves turning dark-red in autumn. In summer and autumn it bears flattened 'Lace-cap' flower-heads with blue flowers surrounded by large pale-pink florets (pale-blue in acid soils).
Hydrangea serrata 'Bluebird' is: Deciduous
Flower: Pale-pink, Pale-blue, Blue in Summer; Pale-blue, Blue, Pale-pink in Autumn
Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Dark-red in Autumn
Habit: Compact, Erect
Toxicity: Can cause mild stomach upset if ingested and contact with foliage may aggravate skin allergies.
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Hydrangea serrata 'Bluebird' (Hydrangea 'Bluebird') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Containers
Cultivation: Plant in moist, but well-drained, soil in sun or partial shade.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
|Hardiness:||Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)|
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