Penny Mac Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Penny Mac'

SKU
2375
Large, rounded clusters of deep-blue, mophead flowers bloom repeatedly. Flowers throughout the warm months on new growth for beautiful cut flower arrangements. Lush, dark green leaves ensure good looks all season. Perfect choice for protected foundation plantings and around outdoor living areas. Add to a border for size and interest. A problem solver for homes beneath huge old shade or street trees. Deciduous shrub. .Partial sun. Moderate-growing to 4 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationhye-DRAYN-jee-uh mak-roh-FIL-uh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing, 4 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer through fall.
Design IdeasPenny 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureGift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureRepeat Bloomer

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.

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