Bluebird Lacecap Hydrangea
Hydrangea serrata 'Bluebird'
Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Requires regular watering - weekly or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||hye-DRAYN-jee-uh sair-AY-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast grower to 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late spring through summer|
|Design Ideas||This is a truly blue Hydrangea when grown in acidic soils. Perfect for cool-colored garden schemes featuring purple, pink, white, and a large range of greens. Gorgeous as an accent amidst lighter greens or when planted in a mass for a big impact in large spaces. Big enough to provide reliable foundation planting along walls, fences or as partitions and screens.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant|
|Watering Needs||Requires regular watering - weekly or more often in extreme heat.|
Provide humus-rich, consistently moist, well drained soil. Feed with a controlled-release fertilizer. Apply mulch to keep root zone cool and moist during hot summer months. Prune in summer after flowering. Blooms on old wood. Prune out only weak or winter-damaged stems in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9