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Hydrangea macrophylla Game Changer 'Blue'


Hydrangea macrophylla Game Changer 'Blue' has large soft blue lacecap flowers blooming earlier and longer than other cultivars.

The Game Changer series are the first day neutral Hydrangea macrophylla. All other cultivars initiate buds only when day length reaches the long summer hours. Without the requirement for this signal, the Game Changers will begin to bloom much earlier in the season with large lacecaps from late spring until fall! Plus they're hardy to zone 5! 'Blue' has lovely sky blue sterile florets around lacy blue fertile florets. Flowers could develop pink tones in alkaline soils. Grows 4 feet tall by 3 feet wide. Very easy care and a vigorous grower.

Common Name: Bigleaf Hydrangea

Family: Hydrangaceae (The Hydrangea Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Part Shade, Part Sun, Full Shade

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink

Class: Deciduous

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Woodlands


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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