Penny Mac Hydrangea
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Penny Mac'
|Description||This wildly popular selection provides a prolific display of fantastic mophead flowers repeatedly throughout summer - with minimal care. Blooms tend to be blue in acid soils and pink in more alkaline soils. Mass for a dramatic effect or combine with perennials and shrubs in beds and borders. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Summer through fall.|
|Mature Size||Fast growing, 4 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Design Ideas||Penny Mac is the perfect shrub for the lazy gardener, deserving a spot front and center of the landscape where it will provide fabulous summer-long color with little care. Plant in dappled shade with other acid loving plants. Great for borders, foundation plantings and in mass. Place at the edge of a woodland area with low growing perennials planted in the foreground. A beautiful addition to an Asian garden or container planting. If desired, let the old stems with flowers tie over until the next spring to support new growth and prolific flowering without staking.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Azalea (Azalea); Hosta (Hosta); Bellflower (Campanula); Holly (Ilex); Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus); Sweetspire (Itea)|
|Care||Provide well-drained, humus rich, acidic soil. Follow a regular watering schedule to establish a deep, extensive root system. Soil and water pH influences flower color. Consult a nursery professional for amendments suitable for your area.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.