Learn more about these 12 plant varieties and the planting information for the different zones.
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- Deciduous shrub with repeat bloom in pink or blue (depending upon soil pH).
- Moist, but well-drained soil.
- Plant in partial shade; prune lightly as needed in summer.
- Most cold tolerant H. macrophylla blooming on new and old wood.
- Height: 3-6 feet
- Width: 3-6 feet
- Hardy in USDA zones 4-9:
Zones 4-5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; water regularly in dry spells during growing season. Apply extra mulch after the first hard frost and avoid contact with salt. This plant may bloom later in this zone than in warmer climates.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or very early fall; apply mulch after the first hard frost. This plant may delay blooming after late frosts. Water regularly in dry spells during growing season.
Zone 7: Plant in early fall; apply mulch in fall. This plant may delay blooming after late frosts; water regularly in dry spells during growing season.
Zones 8-9: Plant in early fall; water regularly in dry spells during growing season.
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