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Bigleaf Hydrangea, Lacecap 'Strawberries & Cream'

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: Strawberries & Cream
Additional cultivar information:(aka Strawberries and Cream)
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Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Red

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Blooms all year

Foliage:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Regional

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

Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania

Petersburg, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 12, 2016, wendymadre from Petersburg, VA wrote:

The Strawberries & Cream Macrophylla Hydrangea has prospered in my Zone 7A garden in Petersburg, Virginia. I bought one (smaller than a one gallon pot) that was in scrappy condition and marked-down in the garden department of a national home improvement store about five or six years ago. I planted it and mainly kept it from being engulfed by the other plants in my "cottage garden". I did occasionally toss it some hydrangea fertilizer. It didn't bloom much after the winters of 2014 and 2015, which were colder than usual, when all the hydrangeas that bloom in old wood were blighted. This spring, it is gorgeous! It has grown to about 3 X 3 feet, with many blooms.

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