LET’S DANCE DIVA!®

Hydrangea - Bigleaf

Hydrangea macrophylla

'SMHMLDD'

USPP 25105; CBR 5127

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  • Enormous flowers
  • Very cold tolerant
  • Reblooming
Description

The biggest lace-cap blooms ever seen on a rebloomer.

Let's Dance Diva!® reblooming hydrangea has sepals the size of your palm and baby blue (or pink) lace-cap blooms as big as a dinner plate. Like other Let's Dance® reblooming hydrangeas, it flowers on both old and new wood, ensuring gardeners of beautiful flowers every summer. Soil pH will affect bloom color.

USDA Zone 5 - 9 (-20°F/-28.9°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 3 - 4'

Width 3 - 4'

Finish Time .5 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Summer - fall

Flower Color Pink

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 4", Quick Turn

Soil Moist but well drained soils are best. Bigleaf hydrangeas may wilt in dry soils but also cannot take soggy conditions for any period of time. Tolerant of a range of soil pH levels, however, soil pH will influence flower color.

Pruning Avoid pruning bigleaf hydrangeas, except to remove any dead wood. These hydrangeas cannot be cut back or trimmed at any time of the year without impacting the bloom for either the current season or the next.

Uses Bigleaf hydrangeas are classic choices for flower gardens, cottage gardens, and seaside plantings. They also make a showy addition to foundation plantings and can be used for low hedges or edging.

Growing Tips Bigleaf hydrangeas benefit from a good layer of shredded bark mulch and afternoon shade, particularly in hotter climates. Apply a granular fertilizer formulated for flowering shrubs (like a rose fertilizer) if leaves start to yellow.