Pink Splendor™ Hydrangea
Hydrangea macrophylla 'MonPKSP'
Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
|Botanical Pronunciation||hye-DRAYN-jee-uh mak-roh-FIL-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring, repeating through summer.|
|Design Ideas||Hydrangeas are a gorgeous foundation plant, large enough for solid color throughout the growing season, with a bonus of gorgeous flowers. Plant in problem acidic soils beneath canopies of shade trees or even smaller accent trees. Very bright flowers are attention-getters at focal points, and planting in groups intensifies this overall effect. Good for edging outdoor living spaces with cooling, rich green foliage and close up appreciation of huge flower trusses. A vital component of a florist's or crafter's landscape when massed to provide plentiful cutting material.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Rounded|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Holly (Ilex); Hosta (Hosta); Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus); Sweetspire (Itea)|
Provide enriched, well-drained soil that is moist but not soggy. Apply mulch to conserve moisture and protect in harsh winters. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, water as needed to maintain evenly moist soil. Feed in early spring. Deadhead spent blooms; prune dead or weak stems as needed.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9