Red Star Hydrangea - Knowledgebase Question

Yorba Linda, Ca
Question by kelloggs
May 7, 2007
What can I do to ensure that the blooms will be red and not be pink?


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Answer from NGA
May 7, 2007

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This wonderful compact hydrangea will be deep dark blue in acidic soil and deep pink to red in neutral soil. You can ensure your hydrangea blooms a red color by adding super phosphate to the soil at two week intervals begining in the spring just as the plant is leafing out.

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