Hydrangea macrophylla 'Merritt Supreme'

Meritt Supreme Bigleaf Hydrangea

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Fast
Mature Height - 3'-4' semi-dwarf
Mature Width - Spread may be equal to or greater than height.
Longevity - Short, possibly 20 years.

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Pink with a touch of purple in high acid soil, large mophead 6"-8", early, June through fall. Flower heads stay in perfect condition turning to green, red or purple autumnal tints. Will flower as a young plant.
Fruit - Capsule, 0.25 to 0.3125 long, not showy.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Large dark green leaves endure into the fall.
Bark - Light, shiny, gray-or straw-brown color.
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Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplant into moist, well-drained, soil which has been amended with peat moss or leaf mold; best in partial shade. Sun tolerance is only fair. USDA Zones 6-9.
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Diseases and Insects - Hydrangeas are generally trouble-free and very rewarding.
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Plants of this taxon:
Bed 44

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Hydrangea.
- Other plants of the family Hydrangeaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Hydrangea.
- Other plants of the species Hydrangea macrophylla.