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PlantFiles: Hydrangea
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Red Sensation'

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Family: Hydrangeaceae (hy-drain-jee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hydrangea (hy-DRAIN-juh) (Info)
Species: macrophylla (mak-roh-FIL-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Sensation
Additional cultivar information: (PP18197; Forever & Ever Series)
Hybridized by Van Buren; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2006

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Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Deciduous
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive LadyAssassin On Oct 11, 2011, LadyAssassin from Belleville, ON (Zone 5b) wrote:

I bought this hydrangea back in the Spring and it has done nothing but produce loads of beautiful red blooms. It is still blooming and it's near the middle of October. I will definitely be looking for more hydrangeas from the Forever & Ever series next year.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Winnetka, Illinois
Detroit, Michigan
St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Raleigh, North Carolina
Fort Worth, Texas



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