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Lady In Red® Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Lady In Red' PP #15,175

A lovely hydrangea with distinctive style and seasonal color. Pinkish white lacecap summer blooms mature to a lush burgundy rose color. Deep red stems and leaf veins complement the lush green foliage which becomes reddish purple in fall. Use as a foundation plant, garden accent or specimen, or in a semi-shaded border. Deciduous.
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Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.


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Botanical Pronunciationhye-DRAYN-jee-uh mak-roh-FIL-uh
LoreBigleaf hydrangeas feature two flower styles known as mophead and lacecap. Mophead florets are composed of entirely sterile florets. With lacecaps only the small inconspicuous flowers at the center of the ring of sterile florets are fertile.
Average Size at MaturityCompact, mounded shrub; reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThis gorgeous hydrangea is the perfect foundation shrub for older homesites under canopies of old shade trees. Makes a beautiful seasonal accent for back of the border. Use for close up interest in outdoor living spaces with close up flower appreciation. Adapts beautifully to sheltering tree groves and fence lines. Perfect for large pots on porch, patio or terrace.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsPartial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureFall Color, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsMagnolia (Magnolia); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe); Holly (Ilex); Camellia (Camellia); 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 consistently moist soil. Feed in early spring. Prune to shape after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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