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Mountain Hydrangea Hydrangea arborescens 'NCHA2' PPAF

Other plants called Mountain Hydrangea:

Description

The species is a native plant.  All parts of the plant are poisonous!

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Seasons of Interest

    Flowers: Mid-summer to frost

Wildlife Value: Caterpillars of the Hydrangea Sphinx moth (Darapsa versicolor) feed on the leaves.

Insects, Diseases and Other Problems: No serious insect or disease problems. Many species of hydrangea are susceptible to bud blight, bacterial wilt, leaf spots, mold, rust and powdery mildew. Watch for aphids, mites, scale and nematodes. Deer and rabbit may feed on the plant.

More information on Hydrangea arborescens.

Cultivars:
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#showy flowers#deciduous#wildlife plant#larval food#moths#cut flowers#nighttime garden#mci
Cultivars:
Tags:
#showy flowers#deciduous#wildlife plant#larval food#moths#cut flowers#nighttime garden#mci
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Hydrangea
    Species:
    arborescens
    Family:
    Hydrangeaceae
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Poisonous
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Good Cut
    Showy
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Nighttime Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Moths