During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. Which means that even thought they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Wednesday.
Glowing Embers Hydrangea macrophylla - Excellent Bloomer - 4" Pot
Hardy Zones 5-9. Sun to Part Sun
Mature Height: 3-5'
Months of Bloom: Summer
Color of Bloom: Red
Immediate shipping. Size shipped: 4" pot
Hydrangea is a genus of about 100 species of flowering plants native to southern and eastern Asia (from Japan to China, the Himalaya and Indonesia) and North and South America. Hydrangeas produce flowers from early spring to late autumn. The flowers of Hydrangea are carried in bunches, at the ends of the stems. Each individual Hydrangea flower is relatively small. However, the display of color is enhanced by a ring of modified bracts around each flower.
In most species of Hydrangea the flowers are white, but in some species, can be blue, red, pink, or purple. In Hydrangea species the exact color often depends upon the acidity or alkalinity of the soil. Acidic soils produce blue flowers, neutral soils produce pale cream petals, and alkaline soils result in pink or purple.
The flowers of hydrangea Glowing Embers start out with a white eye and then fully color to solid dark pink blooms. Blossoms are large, 10-12" across and dry well for winter enjoyment. The foliage of this cultivar is deep green and glossy, with a pretty red tinge. Plant with blue or white cultivars like Nikko Blue or Annabelle, in a mixed shrub border or as a specimen plant along a foundation or near a patio for a sensational display. Hardy Zones 5-9. Sun to Part Sun. Mature Height: 3-5'. Immediate shipping. Size shipped: 4" pot.