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Deinanthe caerulea
Common Name: False Hydrangea Family: Hydrangaceae (The Hydrangea Family)

Deinanthe caerulea
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From China comes this uncommon hydrangea relative with intriguing purple-blue flowers held above clumps of beautifully textured foliage. Blooms in early to mid summer. Slowly spreading rhizomes eventually form a mounded three foot wide clump. A wonderful addition to the shade garden.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Mountainous forests. Moist forests in valleys; 700-1600 metres. W Hubei.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom ColourPurple 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Full - Part Sun Part Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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