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Hydrangea heteromalla Bretschneideri Group 'Bougie' (Himalayan hydrangea 'Bougie')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
4m
Max height
3m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Hydrangea heteromalla Bretschneideri Group 'Bougie'

Other names

Himalayan hydrangea 'Bougie'

Genus

Hydrangea Hydrangea

Variety or Cultivar

'Bougie' _ 'Bougie' is a large, upright, bushy, deciduous shrub with peeling bark and arching stems bearing narrowly ovate, toothed, mid- to dark green leaves and large heads of pendent, double, white flowers in autumn.


Hydrangea heteromalla Bretschneideri Group 'Bougie' is: Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Upright

Toxicity

Can cause mild stomach upset if ingested and contact with foliage may aggravate skin allergies.

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Capsid bug , Glasshouse red spider mite , Hydrangea scale Capsid bug , Glasshouse red spider mite , Hydrangea scale

Diseases

Generally Disease Free

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1 or 4.

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Hydrangea heteromalla Bretschneideri Group 'Bougie' (Himalayan hydrangea 'Bougie') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 3m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Cottage/Informal, Coastal, City, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Flowering is best in full sun. Tolerates a range of soil conditions, wind, and mild drought.

Soil type

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

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Hydrangea heteromalla Bretschneideri Group 'Bougie'

Other names

Himalayan hydrangea 'Bougie'

Genus

Hydrangea Hydrangea

Variety or Cultivar

'Bougie' _ 'Bougie' is a large, upright, bushy, deciduous shrub with peeling bark and arching stems bearing narrowly ovate, toothed, mid- to dark green leaves and large heads of pendent, double, white flowers in autumn.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Upright

Toxicity

Can cause mild stomach upset if ingested and contact with foliage may aggravate skin allergies.


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Capsid bug , Glasshouse red spider mite , Hydrangea scale

Diseases

Generally Disease Free

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1 or 4.

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Hydrangea heteromalla Bretschneideri Group 'Bougie' (Himalayan hydrangea 'Bougie') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 3m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Cottage/Informal, Coastal, City, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Flowering is best in full sun. Tolerates a range of soil conditions, wind, and mild drought.

Soil type

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

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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