The loss of a loved one is devastating, especially when it was a senseless tragedy. The loss of that bright light and cheer. Elizabeth Ashley Hoke was just that loss for one family and they turned their grief into a fitting memorial. One that can grow in your garden, so Elizabeth's memory can live on.
Elizabeth Ashley Hydrangea (Hydrangea macropyhlla 'Hokomarore' PP 31264) has perfectly shaped, uniform blooms on a small compact plant that are bright pink with lighter edges. Deep-green foliage with textural, toothy edges are dense and compact.
Ranging in color, the billowy flowers in deep pink to maroon to true blues, change depending on your soil. The flower buds are exquisite reblooming until fall.
Dwarf sized for even the smallest garden or container, Bigleaf Hydrangea such as this will brighten your garden as Elizabeth brightened everyone's lives.
A lovely 3-foot sized shrub, Elizabeth Ashley Hydrangea is proportionality shaped to be an accent and specimen plant in your garden or favorite urn.
Intersperse among mixed-shrub borders to add cheery color and formal symmetry to rows, along pathways and as a welcome pair greeting your visitors by flanking your entry with lively blooms.
Try creating a focal point planting in your garden by clustering these in a grouping of 3 or more for a stand-out accent! Seating areas, birdbaths, outdoor sculptures and planters become the main feature with a skirting of these around their base.
Elizabeth Ashley's perfect billowy flowers in taffy pink, are a lovely gift plant to brighten someone's day or to memorialize your own loved one.
Elizabeth Ashley grows best in full sun for the strongest growth and best color, though appreciates some afternoon shade during the worst of the summer's heat or when planted in the warmer of the growing zones.
Supply a moderate amount of water on a regular schedule. Grow them in rich, well-drained soil with plenty of organic matter.
This Mountain Hydrangea can tolerate very cold winter conditions in USDA zones 5 through 9.
Hydrangea are not particular about soil type however, Hydrangea does like evenly moist soils for best performance. Add a 3-4 inch layer of mulch to help maintain the soil moisture.
It is difficult to lose someone special in your life, but their memories will never fade. Let Elizabeth Ashley Hydrangea bring cheer and joy to your garden just as her namesake did to her family and friends.
Nature Hills is honored to offer this touching tribute, so call to order yours for someone special today!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Hydrangea macropyhlla 'Hokomarore' PP 31264|
|Mature Height||3 feet|
|Mature Spread||3 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Flower Color||Pink or Blue|
|Pruning Time||After Flowering|