Bigleaf Hydrangea, French Hydrangea, Mophead
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Compacta'

Family: Hydrangeaceae (hy-drain-jee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hydrangea (hy-DRAIN-juh) (Info)
Species: macrophylla (mak-roh-FIL-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Compacta
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

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)

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

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

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Dec 1, 2004, lmelling from Ithaca, NY (Zone 5b) wrote:

According to Michael A. Dirr in "Hydrangeas for American Gardens," (2004). 3" deep pink flowerheads on 3' tall, compact plants. Sturdy grower.

From the "Encyclopedia of Hydrangeas," (Van Gelderen -2004), "An invalid name used for more than one clone, such as 'Glowing Embers', 'Parzifal', 'Monink', and the trademark PINK AND PRETTY. The word compacta must not be used for names after 1959.