Cityline® Venice Bigleaf Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Venice Raven'

Large hot pink summer flowers mature to an attractive green with age. The glossy green foliage is very disease resistant. This new and improved hybrid from Germany has a compact form with tight sturdy stems requiring minimal pruning. Excellent massed in perennial or shrub borders, in mixed containers, or as a cut flower.
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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Requires regular watering.

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Average Size at MaturityReaches 1 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dwarf Plant, Gift Plant, Improved Disease Resistance, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsRequires regular watering.

Prefers moist, well-drained amended soil. Soil pH affects bloom color; maintain pink blooms with higher soil pH and add aluminum sulfate to lower soil pH for blue blooms. Prune after flowering. Fertilize in spring. Protect over winter in North.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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