Meritt Supreme Bigleaf Hydrangea
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - FastMature Height - 3'-4' semi-dwarfMature 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.Other Features - Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
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.Native Habitat - Diseases and Insects - Hydrangeas are generally trouble-free and very rewarding.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
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.