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Hydrangea Comparison Charts

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       Season of Interest   
NameUSDA
Zone
AHS
Zone
HeightWidthSpacingHabitSummer
Fall
Winter
Blooms on New or Old WoodRebloom-
ing
When
to
Prune
Bigleaf Hydrangea
Hydrangea macrophylla
            
Abracadabra® Star 5 3-4' 3-4' 4-5' Upright mound   Old Wood Best Avoided (After flowering)
Cityline® Mars52-3'2-3' 3-4' Mounded ♦  Old Wood  Best Avoided (After flowering)
Cityline® Paris 5 91-3'1-3'3-4' Mounded  Old Wood  Best Avoided (After flowering)
Cityline® Rio 5 92-3' 2-3'  3-4'Mounded   Old Wood Best Avoided (After flowering)
Cityline® Venice 5 91-3' 1-3'2-4'Mounded  Old
Wood
 Best Avoided (After flowering)
Cityline® Vienna 51-3' 1-3'2-4'Mounded♦   Old Wood  Best Avoided (After flowering) 
Edgy® Hearts52-4' 2-4'  3-5' Mounded  Old
Wood
 Best Avoided (After flowering)
Let's Dance® Blue Jangles®591-2'1-2'1-2' Mounded ♦   New/Old Wood   Best Avoided (After flowering)
Let's Dance®
Big Easy®
5 92-3'2-3' 3-4' Mounded   New/Old Wood ♦ Best Avoided (After early summer bloom)
Let's Dance® Diva!   53-4'3-4' 3-4' Mounded   New/Old Wood ♦Best Avoided (After early summer bloom)
Let's Dance® Rave®592-3' 2-3' 3-4' Mounded  ♦  New/Old Wood  ♦Best Avoided (After early summer bloom) 
Let's Dance® Rhythmic Blue5 3-4' 3-4'3-4'  Mounded  ♦   New/Old Wood ♦Best Avoided (After early summer bloom)  
Let's Dance® Starlight5 2-3' 2-3'3-4'  Mounded ♦  New/Old Wood  ♦Best Avoided (After early summer bloom)
Hardy
Hydrangea
Hydrangea paniculata
            
Bobo®  38  2.5-3'  3-4'  4-5'Mounded ♦ ♦ New Wood Late winter / early spring 
Fire Light® 38 4.5-6 4.5-6 4.5-6Upright mound ♦ ♦ New Wood Late winter / early spring 
‘Limelight’  38  6-8'  6-8' 6-8'Upright mound ♦ ♦ New Wood  Late winter / early spring 
Little Lime®38 3-5' 3-5' 4-6' Mounded♦  ♦ New Wood Late winter / early spring 
‘Little Lamb’ 3 84-6' 4-6' 5-8' Mounded ♦ ♦ New Wood Late winter / early spring 
Little Quick Fire®3 83-5'  3-5'3-5' Mounded ♦ New Wood  Early summer/
mid summer/
late summer
Pinky Winky®3 8 6-8'  6-8'   6-8'Upright mound ♦ New Wood Late winter / early spring 
Quick Fire®38 6-8'  6-8'   6-8'Upright mound ♦ New Wood Late winter / early spring 
Zinfin Doll®3 86-8  6-86-8 Upright  New Wood   Summer
Mountain
Hydrangea
Hydrangea serrata
            
Tiny Tuff Stuff  59 1.5-2'1.5-2' 1.5-2' Mounded ♦   New/Old Wood ♦Best Avoided (After flowering)
Tuff Stuff    5 92-3'2-3'2-4'Mounded ♦   New/Old Wood ♦Best Avoided (After flowering)
Tuff Stuff Red 592-3'2-3'2-4' Mounded ♦ ♦ New/Old Wood  ♦Best Avoided (After flowering
Tuff Stuff
Ah-Ha
 5 92-3' 2-3'2-3'  Mounded ♦ ♦ New/Old Wood  ♦Best Avoided (After flowering 
Oakleaf
Hydrangea
Hydrangea quercifolia
            
Gatsby Gal®  59 5-6' 5-6'5-6'Mounded ♦ ♦ Old Wood  Best Avoided (After flowering)
Gatsby Moon®  596-8'6-8'6-10'Mounded ♦ Old Wood Best Avoided (After flowering)
Gatsby Pink®596-8' 6-8' 6-8' Mounded ♦ ♦ Old Wood   Best Avoided (After flowering)
Gatsby Star®  5 96-8'6-8'5-6'Mounded ♦ ♦ Old Wood Best Avoided (After flowering)
Smooth
Hydrangea
Hydrangea arborescens
            
Incrediball®3 4-5' 4-5'5-6'Mounded New Wood Late winter / early spring
Incrediball® Blush394-5' 4-5' 5-6' Mounded   New Wood ♦ Summer-Fall
Invincibelle Limetta®392.5-3'2.5-3' 3-4'  Mounded ♦  New Wood ♦ Summer-Fall
Invincibelle
Mini Mauvette®
3 92.5-3' 2.5-3' 3-4' Mounded♦ ♦  New Wood  ♦ Summer-Fall 
Invincibelle® Ruby3 93-4' 3-4' 2-3' Mounded   New Wood  ♦ Summer
Invincibelle® Spirit II 39 3-4' 3-4'3-5'Mounded New WoodLate winter / early spring  
Invincibelle Wee White® 392-3'  2-3' 2-3'Mounded ♦ ♦  New Wood  Summer-Fall 
Lime Rickey®394-5' 4-5' 4-5'  Upright♦ ♦   New Wood Summer-Fall 

 

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