Kimono Bigleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla Hokomabebos’)

Kimono Bigleaf Hydrangea

Gorgeous two-tone blooms, the crimson-red margins and brilliant white centers of Kimono™ Bigleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Hokomabebos’) will leave you breathless! Compact rich green foliage and long-lasting blooms add to the many other great qualities these shrubs have to offer your landscape!

The dense mopheads of blossoms add incredible bi-color blooms to your garden borders, containers and floral bouquets! The quilted and textured dark green leaves remain neat and tidy all growing season and become the perfect backdrop for the gorgeous blossoms! Not only will you enjoy a flush of vivid flowers all summer, but continue reblooming until frost in the fall!

Kimono™ is cold tolerant and heat resistant between growing zones 5 through 8! These compact blooms won’t take up much room in your garden but deliver dramatic high-impact red and white blooms in alkaline soil. In acidic conditions, you may see your blooms take on more purples or violet.

Planting and Application:

These are an ideal size and shape for small space gardening and container gardens. Anyone with a sunny spot on their porch, patio or balcony can enjoy these brilliant blossoms! Pot up for a welcome front entry display or brighten seating areas with vivid color.

Bigleaf Hydrangea are fantastic for low borders and colorful rows along walkways or as add curb appeal as facer shrub along your partially shaded foundations. But these really shine as easy-care mass plantings or as stand-alone specimens among other alkaline soil-loving plants and perennials! Pop into cutting gardens to bring the wonderful color indoors too!

  • Vibrant Wine-Red Edged White Centered Blooms
  • Large Reblooming Mopheads
  • Dark Green Large Foliage
  • Compact Low Hedge & Container-Sized
  • Low Hedges, Specimen & Borders

Tips for Care:

Bigleaf Hydrangeas do best in the full sun when planted in cooler growing zones but appreciates shade in the hotter summers. Plant in well-draining enriched soil that has plenty of alkaline soil for the vivid pink color. Provide consistent moisture, especially during the heat and a thick layer of mulch.

  • Full Sun & Part Shade
  • Moist Well-Drained Soil
  • Alkaline for Pink/Red & Acidic for Blue/Violet/Purple
  • Prune Early Spring When New Growth Emerges

Big mophead blooms and luscious red-wine and white flower, the Kimono™ Bigleaf Hydrangea is a unique bi-color reblooming Hydrangea that is cold hardy and heat tolerant!

Kimono Bigleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla Hokomabebos’) Details

Common name Kimono Bigleaf Hydrangea
Botanical name Hydrangea macrophylla Hokomabebos'
Plant type Deciduous
Hardiness zone 5-8
Growth rate Medium
Height 2 - 3 ft.
Width 2 - 3 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun, Partial Shade
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained Soil
Pollinator-friendly No
Pruning time When Dormant
Flower color White, Red