Planting position: Best planted in a lightly shaded warm spot, never close to a tree. Tree roots are the dominant force and will deprive your hydrangea of the nutrition it needs
Suitable for container planting: Yes a great choice
Soil: Happy in all soil types excluding heavy clay.
Eventual Height and spread: 100cm x 100cm at maturity
Flowering Period; June through to October
Winter Hardy: Yes for the whole UK, copes well with rain, wind and moderate to Frost. Severe frosts will not be fatal it may damage the buds this will almost certainly result in smaller flowers, whilst this isnt relevant to plants that are going to live in the south it may be advisable to wrap in a winter fleece in the colder parts of the Uk
Evergreen: No Deciduous
Pruning: If the hydrangea is growing in a warm climate you should prune the plant immediately after the flowering period. If the climate is somewhat cooler, the plant is best pruned in the spring, just before it comes into flower. However apart from removing dead flower heads there really is no need to prune at all.
Hydrangea do not like having dry roots. The plant needs watering regularly, both in a pot and in the soil during warm periods, try to keep the flowers dry. And make sure that the soil drains well.
When should I prune back my Hydrangea:
We suggest waiting until Febrary/March when the frosts have gone. The dead flower heads will protect the plant over the winter months. When the frosts have finished cut it back by approximately a quarter and remove any weak or frost damaged shoots to the healthy wood.