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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Lemon Wave'

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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: Lemon Wave

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Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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:
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

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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2 neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral newbiehavinfun On Apr 2, 2012, newbiehavinfun from Vineland, NJ wrote:

I think this is one hydrangea that is very sensitive to winter die-back. While the foliage is absolutely gorgeous, mine are small because they die back every year. I've only had one flower and it was a very pretty blue. I think this would do better in warmer areas.

Positive Broadview_Hosta On Jul 20, 2010, Broadview_Hosta from Seattle, WA (Zone 7b) wrote:

I simply love this lacecap hydrangea! My yard soil is rather acid, so the blooms on this take on a blue ting, with a stronger blue on the center bloom buds. It does very well with part sun and rich soil amendments. The foliage is outstanding.

Neutral lmelling On Dec 7, 2004, lmelling from Ithaca, NY (Zone 5b) wrote:

From the sources "Hydrangeas for American Gardens," by Michael A. Dirr (2004), and "Encyclopedia of Hydrangeas" C.J. and D.M. Van Gelderen (2004 - Timber Press):

Variegated green/white leaves with bright yellow splotches or edges. More colorful than 'Marieshii Variegata', like all variegated types, it can revert. Medium sized. The flowerheads are small, white, pink or light blue and unimportant, the plant being sold mostly for it's foliage.

Regional...

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

Alameda, California
Clayton, California
Vineland, New Jersey
East Rochester, New York
Newport, Oregon
North Augusta, South Carolina
Chesapeake, Virginia
Norfolk, Virginia
Seattle, Washington
Shoreline, Washington
Stoughton, Wisconsin



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