Planted these in zone 8b. In shade and well draining soil. While they stayed a bright green all summer, they barely grew. No blooms whatsoever. Hoping next year will be better?
Let's Dance® Rhythmic Blue® Reblooming Hydrangea Hydrangea macrophylla
- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
Let's Dance Rhythmic Blue hydrangea will make you feel like the head honcho of hydrangeas. This easy-to-grow, no prune hydrangea was developed in Michigan for superior cold climate performance. Each perfectly formed floret has a distinctive rectangular shape. They combine into dozens of lush, full, mophead flowers that are pink in alkaline soils and a fabulous blue in acidic conditions. An outstanding rebloomer, Let's Dance Rhythmic Blue hydrangea will provide you months of flowers.
Top reasons to grow Let's Dance Rhythmic Blue hydrangea:
- developed for better performance in harsh Midwestern winters
- Flowers readily develop a deep blue color under proper conditions
- Reblooming, to provide months of colorful fresh flowersContinuous Bloom or Rebloomer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:36 - 48 InchesSpacing:36 - 48 InchesSpread:36 - 48 InchesFlower Colors:BlueFlower Colors:PinkFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:New WoodBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:Mid SummerBloom Time:Late SummerBloom Time:Early FallHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageUses:Cut FlowerUses:Dried FlowerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Disclaimer: Ships pink – needs aluminum sulfate or acidic soil to turn blueMaintenance Notes:
Prefers moist, well-drained soils. May be trimmed after early summer flowering. Soil pH will affect flower color. Add aluminum sulfate to the soil to encourage blue flower color.Let's Dance® Rhythmic Blue® Hydrangea macrophylla 'SMHMES14' USPP 25,836, Can 5,126
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Michele, 1 year ago
By far my Favorite hydrangea that I’ve ever owned! Such deep blue blooms, turning purple. Deep green foliage make it look so lush. I just wish I had more!Gretchen Hudson, Michigan, United States, 2 years ago