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botanical name:
Hydrangea aspera
Hydrangea aspera © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Hydrangea aspera 'Villosa', Hydrangea villosa
family:  Hydrangeaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Upright to spreading, large deciduous shrub. Large, lance-shaped, deep green leaves, downy underneath, up to 25cm long. Large flattened flowerheads in late summer, with blue to purple-blue fertile flowers in the centre, surrounded by white, sterile flowers, sometimes tinted pink or mauve.

Needs partial shade.

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