Buttons 'N Bows® Hydrangea
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Monrey'
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||hye-DRAYN-jee-uh mak-roh-FIL-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Summer|
|Design Ideas||This smaller Hydrangea fits well in very tiny gardens. Short enough to grow and bloom beneath windows, or plant in heavy decorative pots for a seasonal show. With its full-sized pink flowers, it's ideal for disguising the underpinnings of decks and the side view of steps, or tuck it into small planters between windows and doors. This is the Hydrangea for narrow side yards, where it won't crowd access. Also perfect in the shade beneath the canopies of medium-sized flowering trees.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Camellia (Camellia); Holly (Ilex); Hosta (Hosta); Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus)|
Provide organically rich, well-drained soil. Apply mulch to conserve moisture and protect in harsh winters. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established water as needed to maintain evenly moist soil. Feed in early spring. Prune to shape after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9