Seaside Serenade® Cape May Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla subsp. serrata 'SMHSMAKF2MT' PP #30,020

Pronunciation: hye-DRAYN-jee-uh sair-AY-tuh
SKU #40987
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OVERVIEW
Description Very large lacecap blooms stand tall, supported by strong, extra thick stems. Bright pink blooms take on hints of purple and blue in more acidic soil. Blooms may be solidly purple in the most acidic soils. Compact mounded form is ideal for borders. Serrated leaves show touches of red and burgundy in the sun, as they age. An exclusive Monrovia 2017 introduction. Deciduous.
Light Filtered sun, Partial shade
Watering Keep soil moist but not soggy.
Blooms Spring to summer
Mature Size Quickly reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Japanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Arborvitae (Thuja); Boxwood (Buxus); Camellia (Camellia)
CARE
Care Prefers fertile, moist, well-drained soils. Apply mulch to keep root zone cool during summer. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish extensive root system. Feed regularly during growing season. Prune to shape in midsummer immediately after flowering. Remove weak, winter-damaged stems in early spring.
HISTORY
Lore As a species, Hydrangea serrata are more stem hardy than the H. macrophylla varieties.

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