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Hydrangea aspera 'Plum Passion'
Common Name: Hydrangea Family: Hydrangaceae (The Hydrangea Family)

Hydrangea aspera 'Plum Passion'
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'Plum Passion' is a gorgeous hydrangea with burgundy foliage. The leaves emerge green flushed with purple and then age to a deep, lustrous purple with rosy purple undersides. The flowers are whimsical lacecaps with blue and/or pink flowers depending on the soil pH. Hydrangea aspera is a widespread and variable species that grows across a wide range from the Himalaya, across southern China and to Taiwan.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom ColourBlue 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread3-5'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Sun Part Sun Part Shade  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple Good Fall Colour 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone7-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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