Hydrangeas are some of the best-loved garden plants for floral displays, and their massive flower clusters certainly makes a statement wherever you put them. This beauty changes flower color as well as any hydrangea, and its especially sought after when more acidic soil turns its blooms vibrant blue. Excellent for mass planting along a shrub border, just be sure to cut a few blooms to bring inside for decorating the home. They even make lovely dried blooms for a longer term indoor display. Makes an easy accent in a patio container. Attracts birds and beneficial pollinators. No serious disease or insect problems. Hydrangea macrophylla 'Tellers Blue'
Growth RateModerate to fast. Slower in the North regions.
PruningLittle pruning needed. If pruning, do so immediately after flowering. Remove any winter damaged wood. Trim to shape.
Winter CarePlant in a sheltered area in Northern zones and mulch well to reduce the loss of flower buds.
Additional InformationThe soil pH will affect the color of the flowers (more blue in highly acidic soils and lilac to pink in slight acidic to alkaline soils). Adding lime to the soil will make the flowers appear more pink.
State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
Planting InstructionsMulch 3" year round to maintain soil moisture. Side dress 5-10-5 fertilizer in spring. Shredded peat, compost, or bark is best.
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