Family: Hydrangeaceae (hy-drain-jee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Kirengeshoma (kir-en-geh-SHOW-muh) (Info)
Species: koreana (kor-ee-AH-nuh) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:

5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Mystic, Connecticut

Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Princeton, Massachusetts

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Lexington, Virginia

Seattle, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 26, 2007, sladeofsky from Louisville, KY (Zone 6b) wrote:

Flowers of K. Koreana are upright as opppsed to K. Palmatum which has nodding flowers.