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Bigleaf Hydrangea, French Hydrangea 'Summer Frost'

Hydrangea macrophylla

Family: Hydrangeaceae (hy-drain-jee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hydrangea (hy-DRAIN-juh) (Info)
Species: macrophylla (mak-roh-FIL-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Summer Frost
Additional cultivar information:(PP17654)
Hybridized by Stever
Registered or introduced: 2005
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4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


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Sun Exposure:

Light Shade


Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Other details:

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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

Foliage Color:


Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

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

Loganville, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.