|Size||3-4′ tall by 3-4′ wide|
|USDA hardiness Zones||5-9|
|Sun / Shade||full to part shade|
|Soil||average garden soil|
|Moisture||moist, but well drained|
|Disease and Pests||none known|
|Landscape use||foundations, cutting gardens, wildlife gardens, borders, foundations, small urban gardens|
|Market appeal / Uniqueness||Perfectly named, Color Fantasy® appears as a jewel in the landscape with red, mophead inflorescence against shiny, emerald green foliage.|
|Propagation Methods||vegetative cuttings|
|Date of Introduction||2011|
Angela and Linda’s Garden Notes:
Are you dreaming of a jewel-toned addition to your garden? How about rubies and emeralds? Small in stature, seldom reaching 36”, this garden gem nestles into small spaces that most hydrangeas would never dare to lay roots. In late summer the leaves turn a strong shade of red.With it’s distinctive, shiny, bright green foliage and bright reddish-pink blooms, you’re desire for jewels in the garden will be met. Even the red color of the fall foliage is jewel-like.
A selection for garden novices and collectors alike!
Remember to use plenty of organic matter when planting, and keep your soil moist and heavily mulched for optimum performance!