Mophead Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Ami Pasquier') in the Hydrangeas Database

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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: Deciduous
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on old wood
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 5"-6"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Cane
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Posted by goldfinch4 (Ripon, Wisconsin) on Jul 30, 2012 1:52 AM

Can be grown in a large container. Will generally stay pink except in very acidic soil where it changes to a wine-purple color. Blooms on old wood. Prefers medium moist, well drained soil. Does well in summer heat and blooms until frost.

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