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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Glam Rock' (Horwack)

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Schloss Wackerbarth'

Hardy Shrub

 Customer Rating
  • Winner of Best New Plant Variety in the 'Hardy Nursery Stock' category at The Grower of the Year Awards 2014
  • Grow the most colourful hydrangea ever!
  • Flowers constantly change colours
This stunning variety is one of the most eye catching hydrangeas available. The rounded flower heads are formed by dozens of red florets with blue centres, each petal tipped with an extraordinary shade of lime green. Found as a chance seedling, this incredible variety is repeat flowering producing a second flush of flowers later in the season. As with many varieties, Hydrangea macrophylla 'Glam Rock' produces slightly different colour tones depending on the soil pH. This robust, hardy shrub makes a superb addition to borders or large patio containers. Height and spread: 120cm (48").

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How to grow hydrangeas

Ideal For:
patio, cottage gardens, cut flower garden, specimen plant, woodland garden
Flowering Period:
July, August, September
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 1 x 9cm potted hydrangea plant

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    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
    • £9.99
    • 2 x 9cm potted hydrangea plants

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    • Despatch: By end of November 2015
    • £16.99
Hydrangea macrophylla prefers a sunny or semi shaded position, with shelter from cold, drying winds. Grow hydrangea plants in any rich fertile, moist soil. Improve the soil prior to planting by adding with plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost, ensuring that it is mixed in thoroughly and deeply. Alternatively plant hydrangea macrophylla in patio containers in soil based compost such as John Innes No. 3.
Water regularly until plants are fully established. Leave the faded hydrangea flower heads in place until the new buds swell in spring to protect the delicate buds from frost damage. Prune after flowering, reducing the stems to restrict their growth to the available space and to improve the shape of the plant. After pruning hydrangeas, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or compost around the base of the plant. Caution: Contact with hydrangea foliage may irritate the skin and eyes and all parts are harmful if eaten.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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Reviews
  1. Disappointing

    By Carina Drew 15-06-2015

    Purchased this in August last year. I was looking forward to seeing this flower this summer but alas no, it has died.

    Ryan
    17-06-2015

    Thank you for your review. I am very sorry to learn of the disappointing results of your purchase. If you would like to contact our Customer Care Team at ccare@thompson-morgan.com, one of our agents will be more than happy to look in to this further for you.

  2. fantastic

    By Denis Elvin 16-05-2015

    My plant arrived today, well packed and looking very healthy. Looking forward to see it in bloom as it looks quite unusual and lovely.

    Jessica
    21/05/2015

    Thank you for your review, I am delighted to hear that your plant arrived safely, and I hope that you are pleased with the plant as it develops.

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