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Hydrangea shrub

Hydrangea shrubThe Hydrangea shrub delights in a moist, sheltered position and rich soil. It may be increased at any time from cuttings of the young side-shoots, two or three inch long, under glass, in sandy soil. The old stems will also strike if planted in a sheltered situation.

The Hydrangea plants should be cut back when they have done flowering, and protected from frost; or they may be cut down to the root and covered with manure. They are well suited for the front of shrubberies, and also make fine plants for pot cultivation.

The flowers are produced in June and July and their height is about three feet.