• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Showy, Compact Rebloomer
    Blooms:
    Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:hye-DRAYN-jee-uh mak-ro-FIL-la
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Compact, Mounding
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Special features:Compact Form, Easy Care, Gift Plant
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Summer
    Flower color:Multicolored
    Garden styleContemporary, Cottage
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsPeony (Paeonia); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Hosta (Hosta); Azalea (Azalea); Astilbe (Astilbe)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide organically rich, well-drained soil. Apply mulch to conserve moisture and protect in harsh winters. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Soil and water pH influences bloom color; consult garden center for suitable amendments. Feed in early spring. Seldom needs pruning; blooms on old and new wood.
    Light Needs:
    <strong>Partial Sun / Partial Shade</strong>: These two terms are often used interchangeably to mean 3-6 (or 4-6) hours of sunlight each day. However, there is a difference.
<strong>Partial shade</strong> typically means the plants will appreciate a more gentle exposure such as the weaker morning or early afternoon sun, with the emphasis on providing the minimum needed shade and sheltering from intense late afternoon sun. <strong>Partial sun</strong> typically means the plants <u>need</u> some direct sun, so the emphasis is on meeting the required minimum hours of sunlight, with filtered sunlight or shade the balance of the day.
Both are best with shelter from the harshest late afternoon sun. This shade could be provided by a structure, a wall, larger plants or  tree(s).
    Partial shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
  • History & Lore
    Lore:
    Soil pH affects blossom color: blue in highly acidic soils and lilac to pink in slightly acidic to alkaline soils.

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