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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Double Pink'

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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: Double Pink
Additional cultivar information: (PP16613, Forever & Ever Series, aka Forever Pink, RIE 09)
Hybridized by Irie; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2004

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

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

Hardiness:
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:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

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

Foliage:
Deciduous

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
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Gindee77 On Jun 1, 2005, Gindee77 from Hampton, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

This is a lovely hydrangea and the blooms can be dried and kept for a long time in a fall bouquet.

Neutral lmelling On Dec 2, 2004, lmelling from Ithaca, NY (Zone 5b) wrote:

Description by Michael A. Dirr in "Hydrangeas for American Gardens." Lustrous dark green leaves, vigorous dwarf plant: 3 to 4' tall; cold sensitive. Flowers all summer and into fall (in warmer climates), 3" to 4" flower heads. Bright pink in alkaline; blue in acid soil. AKA 'Draps Wonder'.

Regional...

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

San Anselmo, California
Marietta, Georgia
Kamuela, Hawaii
Hampton, Illinois
Blissfield, Michigan
Raleigh, North Carolina
Albion, Pennsylvania
North Augusta, South Carolina
Kemp, Texas
Buckley, Washington
Poulsbo, Washington



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