- USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 9
- Height 4 to 6 Feet Tall
- Width 4 to 6 Feet Wide
- Partial Shade
The leaves are large and the blooms are larger! The Hydrangea macrophylla 'Penny Mac’ is a summer stunner with breathtaking blooms. It requires minimal care and will thrive in warm and cool climates. You will definitely want to plant this on up front!
Foliage for the Hydrangea macrophylla 'Penny Mac is deep green. This deciduous shrub has blooms that last for seasons. Depending on the Ph level of the soil will decide the color but the color is sure to last all summer long! It has a height of four to six feet and a spread of four to six feet. This hydrangea makes a stunning cut flower and works wonderfully in borders. Plant for privacy purposes or use as a hedge. It does well with mass planting when spaced properly.
Penny Mac Hydrangea Care
This hydrangea requires minimal care. Plant in partial sun ensuring it receives four hours of sun per a dat. The soil must be moist and well drained. This hydrangea has average water needs and should be watered regularly. In times of drought watering should increase. Soil type can vary depending on the color you are trying to achieve. The more acidic the soil is the more blue your blooms will be. If you’re looking for pink blooms, plant in more alkaline soils. Pruning is not necessary but can be done after flowering is desired. Remove all dead branches in the early spring.
Penny Mac Hydrangea Spacing
Be sure to space correctly. Spacing for your Hydrangea macrophylla 'Penny Mac should be at least four feet, center on center. Proper spacing ensures the health of your plant and strong roots.
Interesting Facts: 'Penny Mac' was first introduced into commerce by Penny McHenry of Atlanta, Georgia (founder of The American Hydrangea Society). There has since been a smaller version of the Penny Mac introduced, the Hydrangea macrophylla 'Mini Penny'.
Penny Mac Hydrangea Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9|
|Flower Color(s): Blue|
|Bloom Period: June to September|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Exposure: Partial Shade|
|Height: 4-6 Feet Tall|
|Spread: 4-6 Feet Wide|
|Spacing: 4 Feet Center on Center|
|Blooms On: New & Old Wood|
|Shrub Type: Deciduous|
|Scientific Name: Hydrangea macrophylla 'Penny Mac'|
|Common Name: Penny Mac Hydrangea|
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