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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: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Strongly alkaline (8.5 – 9.0)
Plant Height: 3 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on old wood
Flower Color: Mauve
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Cane
Layering
Division
Pollinators: Bees

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mars hydrangea by Mamiepascuala Oct 7, 2017 5:10 AM 0
Mars Hydrangea by springcolor Aug 13, 2015 10:11 AM 0
Where to buy exotic hydrangeas? by Jon55 Sep 5, 2018 8:31 PM 7
Hirt's Gardens by frankrichards16 May 5, 2018 5:47 PM 6
How do you add photos to the database? by tgarden711 Jul 14, 2013 12:58 PM 2
Climbing hydrangea? by kuklachica Jun 4, 2013 6:40 AM 4
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Oct 10, 2020 8:42 PM 133
End of Season Sale - Co-op by Woodthrush by woodthrush Jul 22, 2011 10:03 AM 1

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