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Tuff Stuff™ Reblooming Mountain Hydrangea

Hydrangea serrata 'MAK20' PP #24,820

This fantastic new hardy, reblooming Hydrangea will provide months of enjoyment in the garden! Lovely reddish-pink lacecap flowers create a mass of color in early summer, and continue to bloom right up until frost. The semi-double to double florets begin with creamy coloration in the center before maturing to intense pink. Flowers may shift to blue in acidic soils. Deciduous.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - prefers consistently moist soil.


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Botanical Pronunciationhye-DRAYN-jee-uh sair-AY-tuh
LoreHydrangea serrata is referred to occasionally as tea of heaven shrub, as it can be used to make a sweet tea. In Japan, ama-cha is an herbal tea made from the leaves, which contain a substance that develops a sweet taste (phyllodulcin). Fresh leaves are crumpled, steamed, and dried, yielding dark brown tea leaves. Ama-cha is mainly used for traditional ceremonies on the day thought to be Buddha's birthday in Japan. In Korea, Hydrangea serrata is used for a herbal tea called sugukcha.
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeBlooms early summer to frost.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - prefers consistently moist soil.

Prefers fertile, moist, well-drained soils. Tolerates full sun only if given consistent moisture. Supplemental water may be needed in very hot weather. Soil pH affects the flower color; intense pink in slightly acidic to alkaline soils, and bluish in highly acidic soils. Blooms on both new and old wood; prune to shape immediately after the spring bloom. Prune out weak or winter-damaged stems in early spring. Fertilize in spring with a controlled release fertilizer. Protect to minimize damage in harsh winters if grown in zone 5.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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