One of the extremely popular Mop Head Hydrangeas, with large, rounded blooms heads.
Nikko Blue Hydrangea blooms last a long time and make excellent cut flowers for romantic bouquets for your home décor. The blooms also make a great dried flower arrangement, allowing even a beginner to retain great color. Imagine vibrant blue flowers to add some uniquely lovely pizzazz to a Christmas wreath or dinner centerpiece!Not only are the flower panicles of Nikko Blue an impressively large 6 inches across, they are also one of the most reliably blue of this type of Hydrangea, favoring the blue spectrum rather than the pink. It responds readily to soil acidity to turn the rich, striking blue that people love in Mop Head Hydrangeas.
Grows quickly to its full size, making a spectacular show in your yard! It only takes two or three of years for this beauty to reach its mature size of 6 feet, and it comes back each year to that size, making a nice, full, rounded plant with no pruning. It will bear its big blooms all over the bush, not just on top, and their rich color is a outstanding. Neat and uniform, it makes a traffic-stopping hedge, and a single plant draws all eyes, while a few scattered through the garden keeps the color coming when your perennials are starting to flag in midsummer to late summer and into fall.
Beautiful blooms all summer, and they last for months! Nikko Blue bears its long-lasting blooms for over two months in summer, and they will stay on the plant through fall. The color gently fades as the blooms age, adding interest to the fall garden, and they are also attractive when cut for dried arrangements.
Growing Zones: 6-9
This plant is recommended for zones: 6-9
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|It's Easy to Plant your Nikko Blue Hydrangea
Specific Directions for Nikko Blue Hydrangea
Plant your Nikko Blue Hydrangea in an area that receives full to partial sunlight. Nikko Blue Hydrangeas can tolerate full sun, but prefer partial shade. Morning sun and afternoon shade provide optimal growing conditions. Plant your Nikko Blue Hydrangeas about three feet apart for a hedge.
Nikko Blue Hydrangeas prefer slightly acidic soil but will adapt to your natural soil even if it's sandy or heavy in clay as long as it's well draining. Keep your soil moist, not over saturated. Nikko Blue Hydrangeas need about an inch of water a week.
Fertilize your Nikko Blue Hydrangea in the early Spring and late Summer with an acidic fertilizer. Nikko Blue Hydrangea blooms first emerge in the Summer and last into the fall. If your blooms are dull or off color add sulfur to your soil.
|Step 1 - Dig Your Hole
Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Nikko Blue Hydrangea .
|Step 2 - Place Your Plant
Next, separate the roots of your Nikko Blue Hydrangea gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.
|Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole
As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.
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