Creamy, six-inch flower heads form flattened spheres above heart-shaped leaves from June through frost.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsThe species is good for grouping a few plants in the lawn or in a mixed shrub border. It is native to the southeast U.S.
CarePrefers shade from midday sun. It blooms on current season's wood throughout the summer, and is best pruned to 6 inches high in early spring.
PropagationSow seed in a cold frame in spring; take softwood cuttings in early summer, hardwood cuttings in winter.
ProblemsGray mold, slugs, powdery mildew, rust, ringspot virus, leaf spots.
- Genus : Hydrangea
- Zones : 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Plant Height : 3 to 6 feet
- Plant Width : 3 to 6 feet
- Bloom Time : Fall, Summer
- Tolerance : Frost Tolerant
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Characteristics : Showy Seed Heads
- Plant Type : Shrubs
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
- Flower Color : White