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Bigleaf hydrangea 'Nightingale'  

Hydrangea macrophylla

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Nightingale is part of the Hydrangea genus and is a Bigleaf hydrangea variety. Its scientific name is Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nightingale'. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Blue-violet. A type of Ornamental, it mainly grows as a Perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Nightingale normally grows with a shrub-like habit to a mature height of 90.0 cm (that's 2.93 feet imperial). Expect blooming to occur in mid summer.

This plant tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for Nightingale Bigleaf hydrangea is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Nightingale have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Nightingale

  • Partial Sun

  • High

Avoid too much shade and too much nitrogen in order to enjoy many flowers.

Nightingale likes a position of partial sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Nightingale is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 6 - 10 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing Nightingale from seed

Transplanting Nightingale

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Nightingale is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Nightingale