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All Summer Beauty Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla 'All Summer Beauty'

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All Summer Beauty Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla 'All Summer Beauty') at Ritchie Feed & Seed Inc.

All Summer Beauty Hydrangea flowers

All Summer Beauty Hydrangea flowers

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Height:  24 inches

Spread:  3 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  5a

Other Names:  French Hydrangea, Bigleaf Hydrangea

Description:

A compact hydrangea that tends to bloom on old wood, resulting in an incredibly long-lasting performance; massive ball-shaped mophead flowers are rich blue in acidic soil, blending into shades of soft pink in more alkaline soils

Features & Attributes

All Summer Beauty Hydrangea features bold balls of blue flowers with shell pink overtones at the ends of the branches from early summer to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its glossy pointy leaves remain dark green in colour throughout the year.

This is a multi-stemmed houseplant with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively coarse texture stands it apart from other indoor plants with finer foliage. This plant may benefit from an occasional pruning to look its best.

Planting & Growing

When grown indoors, All Summer Beauty Hydrangea can be expected to grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years. This houseplant will do well in a location that gets either direct or indirect sunlight, although it will usually require a more brightly-lit environment than what artificial indoor lighting alone can provide. It requires an evenly moist well-drained soil for optimal growth. The surface of the soil shouldn't be allowed to dry out completely, and so you should expect to water this plant once and possibly even twice each week. Be aware that your particular watering schedule may vary depending on its location in the room, the pot size, plant size and other conditions; if in doubt, ask one of our experts in the store for advice. It is not particular as to soil type, but has a definite preference for acidic soil. Contact the store for specific recommendations on pre-mixed potting soil for this plant.

There are many factors that will affect the ultimate height, spread and overall performance of a plant when grown indoors; among them, the size of the pot it's growing in, the amount of light it receives, watering frequency, the pruning regimen and repotting schedule. Use the information described here as a guideline only; individual performance can and will vary. Please contact the store to speak with one of our experts if you are interested in further details concerning recommendations on pot size, watering, pruning, repotting, etc.

-- THIS IS A HOUSEPLANT AND IS NOT MEANT TO SURVIVE THE WINTER OUTDOORS IN OUR CLIMATE --

 
 
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