Bigleaf Hydrangea Cityline™ Venice
A breakthrough new dwarf Hydrangea with tight, compact growth is extremely compact. The bright fuchsia or blue (dependent on pH) colored flowers are large and showy. Cityline is a knockout flowering shrub. Cityline series, which all are dwarf macrophylla varieties only reaching 1 to 3 feet and bloom on old wood. Blooms in summer.
Well-drained soil that has been amended with peat moss, leaf mold or compost. Flourishes by the ocean. Prune immediately after flowering, blooms on old wood. Sets flower buds the summer prior to blooming. Prefers high moisture, moisture is a necessity for this plant. Deciduous shrub. Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees and shrubs. Follow the label for the recommended rate of application. Flower color is affected by pH. For blue flowers, the soil must be more acidic and for pink flowers the soil must be more alkaline. Hardy to -20^F.
Tired of floppy, weak stemmed hydrangeas, especially when theyre in full bloom? This new and improved hybrid from Germany was developed where growth regulators are prohibited. It has tight sturdy stems without the use of chemicals. This maintenance free plant will require no pruning and that results in more flowers the next coming summer. Its intense fuchsia color will pop in your garden and fill your home with beautiful fresh or dried cut flowers. The flowers age quite nicely into fall as well. Great landscape plant adds a dash of bright color. Good in groupings or masses, in a perennial or shrub borders, as a specimen, screen or hedge. Use in mixed containers, containers, and as a cut flower.
This plant is available at your local garden center.