Bigleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Mariesii Perfecta') in the Hydrangeas Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Blue Wave

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full 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: Lavender
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Cane
Division
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2009 Great Plant Picks award winner

Photo Courtesy of Hydrangeas Plus Used with Permission

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Date: 2011-08-04Photo Courtesy of Hydrangeas Plus Used with Permission
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Comments:
Posted by Zazinnia (SC - Zone 8a) on Jun 5, 2016 5:58 PM

Soil pH affects the flower color (blue in highly acidic soils and lilac to pink in slightly acidic to alkaline soils).

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