Hydrangea macrophylla 'Blue Wave' /Blur Wave Lacecap Hyrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Blue Wave'   / Hydrangea macrophylla 'Blue Wave'
A well established selection with many blooms
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A well established selection with many blooms

Flowers blue or pink depending on availability on alumnium.

Close view of inflorescence showing larger, sterile flowers to the outside

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Scientific Name: Hydrangea macrophylla 'Blue Wave'
Common Name: Blur Wave Lacecap Hyrangea
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Pink, Blue
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Where aluminum is available in the soil, generally acid ones, the sterile flowers are blue. In alkaline soil sterile flowers are pink due to lack of alumnium. This is a fast growing shrub that adds color to the garden for most of the warm months