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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Penny Mac'

PENNY MAC HYDRANGEA

Buy Penny Mac Hydrangea online. An extraordinary hydrangea blooming on new wood, with a tight growth habit. This 6 foot plant produces blue flowers in acidic soils and pink flowers in alkaline soils. Blooms consistently, even if the first buds are killed by a late frost.

Height:

5-6 Feet

Spread:

4-6 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Multi-Colored
  • Pink
  • Dark Pink
  • Light Blue
  • Blue
  • Light Pink
  • Dark Blue
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Burgundy/Crimson/Maroon
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Purple/Brilliant Purple
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring Flowering
  • Early Spring
  • Summer
  • Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Northern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Dried Flowers
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Understory Planting
  • Cut Flowers
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Hydrangea is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Blooms will be blue colored in acid type soils and pink in alkaline soils. Change the color by simply adding Aluminum sulfide to the soil.