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botanical name:
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Pia'
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Pia' © Deeproot Plant Base
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synonyms:  Hydrangea macrophylla 'Piamina', Hydrangea macrophylla 'Pink Elf'
family:  Hydrangeaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.80m
width: 0.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Dwarf Hortensia type making a neat compact small shrub. The smallish mophead flowers tend to be pink or dusky mauve-purple on acid soils, they resist turning blue.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, reasonably fertile, humus-rich soil. Sun or part shade, preferably with shelter from cold, drying winds. May become chlorotic on very shallow chalky soil. Performs well in seaside locations.
The flower colour is influenced by the soil pH.

other notes:
May be the same cultivar as 'Piamina' and 'Pink Elf' ?

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