Join Our Gardening Club

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Boskoop Beauty'

Hardy Shrub

What is Hardy Shrub?

Charming ruffled petals with dark pink outer edges

Neat and compact variety

perfect for borders and patio pots

Want to get notified when back in stock?

Loading...
Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery

The traditional domed flowerheads that you’ve come to expect of a mophead variety, but with delicately crimped petals giving each flower a ruffled effect. Hydrangea macrophylla 'Boskoop Beauty' is a charming new variety with plenty of appeal. The showy pink blooms stand out beautifully against bright green foliage which cloaks its sturdy framework of branches. This is a neat and bushy cultivar that makes a fine addition to lightly shaded borders, but is equally worthy of a prominent patio pot. Height and spread: 120cm (48").

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 120cm (48in)
Spread Up to 120cm (48in)

Hardy Shrub

patiocottage gardenscut flower gardenspecimen plantwoodland garden

sun or semi shade

Flowering Months
JANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDEC
JFMAMJJASOND


1 x 2 litre potted plant (KC0932)
1 x 10.5cm Potted Plant (KC0931)

Hydrangea macrophylla prefers a sunny or semi shaded position, with shelter from cold, drying winds. Grow hydrangea plants in any rich fertile, moist soil. Improve the soil prior to planting by adding with plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost, ensuring that it is mixed in thoroughly and deeply. Alternatively plant hydrangea macrophylla in patio containers in soil based compost such as John Innes No. 3.

Water regularly until plants are fully established. Leave the faded hydrangea flower heads in place until the new buds swell in spring to protect the delicate buds from frost damage. In early spring, dead head the old flowers, cutting them back to a pair of healthy buds just below. 

In late winter or early spring remove one or two of the oldest stems to the base. This will encourage the development of new, replacement shoots and keep the shrub productive.

After pruning hydrangeas, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or compost around the base of the plant. Caution: Contact with hydrangea foliage may irritate the skin and eyes and all parts are harmful if eaten.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. While the majority of our nursery plants cope well with slight delays in intransit, sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this for some of our smaller plug products and tender bedding and vegetable lines, which do not respond well to the extra journey time. So regretfully while we offer the majority of our live plant offering nationwide, we are unable to ship plugs, begging plants and tender vegetable plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3.

WHY NOT TRY THIS INSTEAD

Abelia mosanensis 'Monia'

Abelia mosanensis 'Monia'

0 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£29.99

Abelia x grandiflora

Abelia x grandiflora

1 Review
Add To Basket

3 Options From£29.99

Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope'

Abelia x grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope'

7 Reviews
Add To Basket

6 Options From£13.99

Abelia zanderi 'Little Richard'

Abelia zanderi 'Little Richard'

0 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£29.99

Abies koreana 'Kohouts Icebreaker'

Abies koreana 'Kohouts Icebreaker'

0 Reviews
Add To Basket

3 Options From£39.99

Abutilon megapotamicum

Abutilon megapotamicum

0 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£29.99

Abutilon megapotamicum 'Big Bell' (Patio Standard)

Abutilon megapotamicum 'Big Bell' (Patio Standard)

1 Review
Add To Basket

2 Options From£23.99

Acer palmatum 'Seiryu'

Acer palmatum 'Seiryu'

1 Review
Add To Basket

4 Options From£9.99

Achillea 'Fanal' ('The Beacon')

Achillea 'Fanal' ('The Beacon')

0 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£24.99

Achillea millefolium 'Lilac Beauty'

Achillea millefolium 'Lilac Beauty'

0 Reviews
Add To Basket

3 Options From£19.99

Achillea millefolium 'Pink Grapefruit' (Tutti Frutti Series)

Achillea millefolium 'Pink Grapefruit' (Tutti Frutti Series)

0 Reviews
Add To Basket

2 Options From£19.99

Achillea millefolium 'Salmon Beauty'

Achillea millefolium 'Salmon Beauty'

0 Reviews
Add To Basket

4 Options From£9.99

Sign up to the Van Meuwen Gardener's Club for Special Offers

JOIN NOW