- Botanical Name:Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Kompeito’ PP20998
- Height:3-4 feet
- Spacing:3 – 5 feet
- Depth:Dig a hole twice the size as the container and set the plant at the same level it is growing at in the container, firm soil and water thoroughly.
- Spread:3 – 5 feet
- Light Required:Partial Shade
- Color:Double pink or blue blooms. In alkaline soils, the stars are pink; in acidic, they’re blue.
- Blooms:Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, All Summer, Fall
- Form:Deciduous shrub
- Flower Form:Gorgeous lacecap clusters of small blooms.
- Soil Requirements:Rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils.
- Growth Rate:Moderate growth rate.
- Pruning:Remove faded flowers to encourage more, repeat blooms. Generally, it requires little pruning. If needed, prune immediately after flowering by cutting back flowering stems to a pair of healthy buds. Remove weak or winter-damaged stems in late winter/early
- Foliage:Large, dark green leaves are very attractive and provide a lush covering.
- Comments:Gorgeous, lacecap clusters of small double pink or blue blooms shine against the handsome, lush, dark green foliage. If soil pH is alkaline, the white blooms will have a pink star. If soil pH is acidic, the star at the center of each flower will be blue.
Gorgeous lacecap clusters of small, double pink or blue blooms pop against the lush, dark green foliage. In alkaline soils, the stars are pink; in acidic, they’re blue. Blooms on old wood in the spring and new wood from summer to fall. Grows 3-4 ft. tall. Part shade. Zones 5-9. U.S. Patent No. 20998