Lacecap Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Lady in Red') in the Hydrangeas Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 3 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on old wood
Flower Time: Summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Cane
Division
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP15,175
Parentage: Otaksa x unknown
Child plants: one child plant

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Date: 2018-06-27
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Location: NJDate: 2013-06-19
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Date: 2011-06-28Photo Courtesy of Hydrangeas Plus Used with Permission
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Location: Belmont gardenDate: 2011-0419
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Location: Belmont gardenDate: 2011-0624Lady in Red is behind the little girl statue.
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Location: Belmont gardenDate: 2012-0723In need of some trimming!
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Location: Belmont gardenDate: 2011-0701Early July color, which will change in autumn.
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Posted by frankrichards16 (Clinton, Michigan - Zone 5b) on Mar 4, 2018 9:22 AM

Hydrangea 'Lady in Red' is a lacecap type hydrangea that was developed by Michael A. Dirr from the University of Georgia Research Foundation (PP15175, 2004). An open-pollinated seedling of Hydrangea macrophylla 'Otaksa' (Japanese, ~1862).

The new cultivar is noted for its reddish-purple stems, leaf veins, leaf stocks, and fall leaf color. Also it has good mildew resistance. Later used as female parent of Hydrangea macrophylla Endless Summer® Twist-n-Shout 'PIIHM-I'

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