Proven Winners Color Choice
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Let's Dance® Rhythmic Blues®'
- Blooms on new and old wood
- Flower color can change depending on pH of soil
- Presents a cool, dramatic display in the shady garden
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Let's Dance® Rhythmic Blues' is a reliable bloomer with sturdy stems to hold the abundant flowers. The florets have a distinctive geometric shape and are packed into full mopheads. It blooms in the summer and will re-bloom in late summer for extended color and beauty in the garden.
Uses: Borders, Landscapes, Mass Planting, Woodland Gardens
Notable Features: Shade Tolerant, Good Cut Flower, Variable flower color depending on your soil, Easily impresses the neighbors
Growth Habit: Upright, Rounded, Bushy
Homeowner Growing Tips: Flower color will change depending on the pH of the soil. To get blue flowers the soil should be more acidic (we recommend mixing lots of Canadian peat moss into the soil before planting); flowers will be pink in more alkaline soils.
This Hydrangea flowers on both new and old wood. Best time to prune is early spring as growth resumes, removing only dead stems and tips. After it blooms, tips may be deadheaded, but complete pruning before August so that the flower buds can form prior to winter.