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Let's Dance® Rhythmic Blue® Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla 'SMHMES14'
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Description

The Let's Dance® Rhythmic Blue® hydrangea is jam packed with vibrant blue color in acidic soil and pretty pink in alkaline environments. Enormous, brilliant, mophead blooms are supported by sturdy stems. The Let's Dance Rhythmic Blue hydrangea is a reliable bloomer that flowers every year, even after a harsh winter. This hydrangea is a reblooming plant, so you can enjoy its charming blooms in summer and fall. Easy to grow, this stunning shrub doesn't even require pruning!

Key Features

  • Bold color on huge blooms! The Rhythmic Blue has vibrant blue (or pink if you have alkaline soil) hues on enormous flowers that can grow as large as dinner plates!
  • Blooms on new AND old wood. This means that even after an extremely harsh winter you'll have blooms! In fact the Let's Dance series was bred specifically to perform well even after harsh Midwestern winters.
  • Easy to grow. No required pruning and wilt resistant!
  • Compact with a mounded habit. At only 3-4 feet tall and wide at maturity this dwarf hydrangea is perfect for small spaces and containers.

Pro Tip: For the bluest blue blooms add aluminum sulfate to your soil.

Shipping Restriction

AZ, LA

Soil Type

Well-drained

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Drought Tolerance

Semi
Mature Height 3-4 Feet
Mature Width 3-4 Feet
Bloom Color Blue
Bloom Color Blue, Pink
Botanical Name Hydrangea macrophylla 'SMHMES14'

How To Care

When planting your Let's Dance Rhythmic Blue hydrangea be sure you have the right location and conditions for your new plants to thrive. Spring and fall are ideal times to plant hydrangeas. But if you avoid temperature extremes you can safely and successfully plant hydrangeas throughout the year.

The Let's Dance Rhythmic Blue hydrangea grows in full sun to part shade and prefers moist, well-drained, fertile soil. In hot climates, hydrangeas will generally perform best with some shade. This variety's color is affected by soil pH. To maintain the coveted deepest blue color keep your soil pH between 5 and 5.5. Add aluminum sulfate to acidify your soil and lower the pH. Keep the soil moist, but not saturated, especially in summer and in the first year after planting. Throughout its life a hydrangea will do best with a deep watering once weekly during summer. Mulching at about 2 inches deep is highly recommended for hydrangeas. Mulching will cut back on watering needs and protect your plant in extreme temperatures. Fertilize with our balanced slow release fertilizer when planting and in spring. You do not need to prune your Rhythmic Blue hydrangea.

The best way to prevent disease and pests is by providing the appropriate care for your plants. Proper location choice, watering, and fertilization are the keys to your success.

Shipping Restriction

AZ, LA

Soil Type

Well-drained

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Drought Tolerance

Semi
Mature Height 3-4 Feet
Mature Width 3-4 Feet
Bloom Color Blue
Bloom Color Blue, Pink
Botanical Name Hydrangea macrophylla 'SMHMES14'

Landscape Ideas

The Let's Dance Rhythmic Blue hydrangea adds vibrant color to your landscape. Hydrangeas are excellent for borders, hedges, and mass plantings. This stunning shrub jazzes up gardens and mixed beds. At 3 to 4 feet tall and wide at maturity this amazing hydrangea can even be used in foundation plantings. Try this flowering shrub in a container to add a bold pop of color to your entryway, porch, patio, or deck. For borders or low hedges plant about 3 feet apart on center. Otherwise, plant about 4.5 to 5 feet apart to give your plants space in between.

Shipping Restriction

AZ, LA

Soil Type

Well-drained

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun

Drought Tolerance

Semi
Mature Height 3-4 Feet
Mature Width 3-4 Feet
Bloom Color Blue
Bloom Color Blue, Pink
Botanical Name Hydrangea macrophylla 'SMHMES14'

Shipping Details

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