Abracadabra™ Star Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Horabstra' PP #21,636

Large, bright lace-cap flowers emerge pink and white and mature to hot pink atop black satin stems. The distinctive black stems provide interest in the garden before the summer flowers open. An excellent summer color item in mixed borders. Performs better with part shade in warmer regions. Blooms on old wood.
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Supplemental water may be needed in very hot weather.

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Average Size at MaturityReaches 3 to 4 feet tall.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitRounded
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsSupplemental water may be needed in very hot weather.

Requires moist, well drained soil. Prune to shape immediately after flowering; heavy pruning is usually not needed. Winter protection may be needed in very cold climates. Flower color can be shifted to lavender with the addition of aluminum sulfate to the soil. Apply fertilizer in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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