Hydrangea macrophylla Purple Ball is a stunning flowering shrub cherished for its captivating spherical blooms and rich, vibrant colour. This shrub features large, mophead flower clusters that emerge in a striking shade of deep purple, creating a bold and eye-catching display in the garden. As the flowers mature, they often develop subtle variations in colour, adding depth and interest to the overall appearance. Blooming from late spring to early autumn, Purple Ball brings a long-lasting burst of colour to borders, containers, or as a focal point in mixed plantings.   

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Purple Ball' 1.5L

Estimated delivery between 27 -30 May

Free Standard Delivery over £150
Eco Friendly Packaging Materials.
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Product Information

✓ Elegant, bold blue mop head blooms

✓ Reliable bloomer - Blooms year after year

✓ Long flowering period - often flowers until first frost

✓ Plant in well drained soil

✓Hydrangeas are moisture loving plants, ensure that you water them regularly

✓ Best planted in partial shade

✓ Glossy, large leaves

✓  Blue Hydrangeas require acidic soil (Ericaceous compost) to keep their beautiful blue blooms.

Delivery Options

Delivery information for UK Mainland Deliveries: 

Our price for Standard Delivery is £5.99. This price is the same regardless of how many items you purchase! If you spend £150.00 or above, Standard Delivery is free. Standard Delivery takes 2-6 Working Days.  

Next Working Delivery is £9.99. Please place your order by 2pm Monday – Thursday. Please note deliveries are carried out by a third party courier; therefore, we cannot guarantee our Next Day Delivery Service. During very busy periods, Next Working Day delivery may be temporarily unavailable. 

Postcode and delivery exclusions apply.  


This shrub is deciduous, it ill lose all of its leaves in autumn, fresh new growth will appear in the spring.

Do not cut the faded flower heads back until spring. In spring, you should cut back the faded flower heads to a healthy pair of buds. Remove any misplaced or diseased stems.

Images are used for illustrative purposes only. Due to the maturity of the plant and the time of the year, plants may not arrive looking like our images. 

4m x 4m
Partial Shade
Fully Hardy

Frequently Asked Questions

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If you select Standard Delivery you will receive your order in 2-5 Working Days from the day your order was placed.

95% of the plants we have in stock on our website can be planted 365 days a year providing the ground is not frozen or waterlogged at time of planting.

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