Endless Summer Hydrangea Blushing Bride Shrub 2 Gallon
Blushing Bride’ has big round clusters of pure white, semi-double florets, which mature to blush pink or Carolina blue, depending on soil pH. Inter-nodes between the leaves are shorter than on the Original, making it more compact and stronger stemmed. Like the other Endless Summer varieties, ‘Blushing Bride’ blooms on old and new growth and is remarkably mildew resistant. Long a favorite in Europe, ‘Blushing Bride’ is excellent for cut flowers and for blending louder colors in the garden.
- USDA zones 5 to 9
- Mature size 36-72″ W x 36-72″ H
- Large full blooms throughout Spring and Summer
- Changes color with color kits
- Partial shade
- Flowers can be cut and used in vases and floral arrangements
- Deciduous – Foliage loss in winter and new growth in spring
- Botanical Name – Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Blushing Bride’ PP17,169
- Ships dormant winter through early spring
- Plants are trimmed at times when shipped to promote plant health
Planting Hydrangeas: Once you have prepared your soil, lay out the plants in your intended design. Be sure to keep in mind full mature size of the plants, ensuring that they will barely touch at full size. This will make your garden look full and allow for air to still circulate through the garden. Dig your planting hole slightly larger than the pot size, and place any fertilizer, organic material or nutrients needed to improve your soil mix in the hole before putting your hydrangea in place. If the roots are tightly packed, loosen them gently with your fingers before planting the hydrangea to encourage root growth and spread once in the ground. Make sure that the crown of the plant – where the base of the stems meets the soil – is even with the ground level. If the hydrangea is placed too high, it can easily dry out. If the crown is placed too low when planting, it can cause hydrangeas not to bloom and potentially rot. Refill the hole with soil and pack it firmly around the crown to create a water dam around the newly planted hydrangea. Fill the dam with water, let it drain and then refill it.