Zorro Lacecap Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Zorro' PP #18,255

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31971
One of the best deep blue lacecap hydrangeas for acidic soils; pink to mauve in neutral soils. Strong, upright, purple-black stems support big blooms of small-flower centers surrounded by darker, larger sterile florets. Glossy, dark green foliage has a reddish tinge in the fall. A great accent or border shrub. Perfect for containers. Deciduous.
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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical Pronunciationhy-DRAIN-juh mak-roh-FIL-uh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThis stunning beauty is a collector's dream and a must for every garden. A superb shrub for accent, specimen, or massed in a foundation or border. Pairs beautifully with partial sun to shade-loving annuals or perennials.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, 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, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsLily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Holly (Ilex); Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus); Azalea (Azalea); Camellia (Camellia); Hosta (Hosta)

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 extensive root system. Soil and water pH influences bloom color; ideal pH is 5.2 to 5.5 for deepest blue. Feed in early spring. Blooms on old wood; prune after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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