Hydrangea macrophylla / Bigleaf Hydrangea II

hydoubledelightpeace (298x300)Hydrangea macrophylla DOUBLE DELIGHTS ‘Peace’ (syn. ‘H18-12′) – A repeat-blooming Mophead Hydrangea with fully double white florets (that open with a tinge of green) on old wood in spring and then on new wood from summer into autumn. These contrast nicely against the deep green leaves that form a dense canopy. Grows 3-4′ high by 3’ wide. Hardy to zone 5.

hytovelit (298x300)Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Tovelit’ – A dwarf Hydrangea usually with bright pink blooms (can change depending on pH) composed of tiny frilled florets – these make excellent cut flowers. The blooms are borne from June to September and this shrub can be grown in containers provided it is sheltered in winter. Prefers late afternoon or a morning exposure. Grows 3′ high and wide. Z6.

hyforeversummer (300x293)Hydrangea macrophylla ENDLESS SUMMER (syn. ‘Bailmer’) – The original remontant or repeat-blooming Bigleaf Hydrangea with large rounded blue flowers (in acid soils) up to 8″ across borne on both old and new wood. The blooms are pink in alkaline soils and are produced from early summer through to autumn. Grows 3-5′ high and wide depending on pruning. Zone 4.

hydrdoubledelightstargazer (300x297)Hydrangea macrophylla DOUBLE DELIGHTS ‘Star Gazer’ (syn. ‘Kompeito’) – A repeat-blooming lacecap type Bigleaf Hydrangea with a ring of double pink or blue (depending on pH) florets individually edged in pure white. It flowers from late spring through to early fall and prefers a partial sun exposure. Mildew resistant. Grows 3-4′ high by 3-5′ wide. Hardy to zone 5.

hydrangecity (300x286)Hydrangea macrophylla CITYLINE ‘Mars’ – This dwarf Hydrangea is a Proven Winners selection and has the bicolor pink and white-edged blooms (may be blue & white in acid soils) much like ‘Harlequin’, except that they emerge with a hint of green. It is compact in nature making it ideal for large containers or smaller urban gardens. Grows 3′ high and wide. Hardy to zone 5.

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