- Zones 4 - 9
- Height 1.5 - 3 Feet
- Spread 1.5 - 3 Feet
- Rich raspberry red flowers
- Vibrant blue-purple in acidic soils
The Summer Crush hydrangea is a new addition to the Endless Summer Hydrangea lineup. This mophead hydrangea is sure to be one of the hottest hydrangeas on the markets. This bush has large raspberry-colored flowers held upright by strong stems.
The botanical name is Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bailmacfive' PPAF and is a cross between Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hot Red' & ‘PIIHM-II’ . This hydrangea will bloom on new & old wood. It's a compact hydrangea blooms all summer long. The large, 3.5”-5” blooms are pink or purple, depending on soil pH. Dark green foliage takes on a burgundy-red color in the fall.
Endless Summer Summer Crush Hydrangea Care
For zones 4 and 5, plant this hydrangea in a sheltered location and mulch during the winter. Plant in well-drained, moist soil. Prune out winter-damaged stems in late winter or early spring. Fertilize in early spring with an acidic fertilizer if blue blooms are desired. This shrub is deal as an accent plant or part of a mixed border.
Endless Summer Summer Crush Hydrangea Spacing
Plant 3 to 5 feet apart for foundation or shrub borders.
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bailmacfive' PPAF Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9|
|Flower Color(s): Raspberry Red to Neon Purple/Blue|
|Bloom Period: Sprint to Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Glossy Deep Green|
|Exposure: Partial Shade to Partial Sun|
|Height: 1.5-3 Feet|
|Spread: 1.5-3 Feet|
|Spacing: 3-4 Feet|
|Habit: Upright, rounded|
|Blooms On: New & Old Wood|
|Shrub Type: Deciduous|
|Scientific Name: Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bailmacfive' PPAF|
|Common Name: Endless Summer® Summer Crush™ Hydrangea|
|Brand: Endless Summer® Hydrangea|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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