(Award of Garden Merit)
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Soil Type: Fertile/moist/well-drained, Fertile/moist/well-drained
Soil PH: Acid, Neutral
Seasonal Interest: Summer, Autumn
Evergreen?: Deciduous, Deciduous
Hardiness Fully hardy - requires no frost protection.
Originating from China and Japan
Medium-sized deciduous shrub with coarsely-toothed, oval, dark green leaves and large rounded, white mophead blooms in summer. These become tinged pink in sun and with age. Flowers appear on old wood so prune immediately after flowering.
Grow in rich, moist but well-drained soil in sun/part shade.
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