Zorro Lacecap Hydrangea
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Zorro' PP #18,255
Pronunciation: hy-DRAIN-juh mak-roh-FIL-uh
|Description||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.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, 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.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||This 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.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Holly (Ilex); Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus); Azalea (Azalea); Camellia (Camellia); Hosta (Hosta)|
|Care||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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.