Hydrangea Sweet Marshmallow
Part of the Proven Winners® range.
Hydrangea Flair and Flavours® Sweet Marshmallow.
Wonderful compact mop-head variety with masses of mauve blue flowers throughout the summer. (Hydrangea serr. 'ES14' Flair&Flavours® Sweet Marshmallow)
Month Available: July
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Blue
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Shrub
Main Attribute: Dwarf and very floriferous
Height / Spread: 100cm x 100cm (3ft 3in x 3ft 3in)
This variety has blue blooms but if you have alkaline soil, they will turn pink. To keep them blue, you can get aluminium sulphate from any garden centre. Just add this to the soil to retain the blue blooms. Alternatively you can pot them into a patio pot containing ericaceous compost.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Powdery Mildew.
Plant Care: Cut back by one third in the spring
Care and Time: Low - spring
Warning: Toxic if eaten. May cause a skin allergy.
The fantastic Hydrangea ‘Flair and Flavours’® range consists of several wonderful varieties of Hydrangea that earn their place in the garden due to their sweet coloured flowers and unique quality of flowering every year throughout the summer on new and existing branches – hence the term, “Reblooming Hydrangea”
Benefits: The plants have a wonderful compact habit and beautiful big flowers from June to October. They have been specially selected for their hardiness, and require very little maintenance
History: These Hydrangea are part of the Proven Winners brand which means they have been tried and tested. They are easy to care for, bright & colourful, have a long flowering period.
EU Rights: EU Plant Variety Rights apply. Propagation without a license is illegal.