The Original Endless Summer Hydrangea is a stunning flowering shrub that produces an abundance of large, colorful blooms throughout the growing season.
The original Endless Summer Hydrangea, also known as Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Bailmer’, is a deciduous shrub that typically grows 3 to 5 feet tall and wide. What sets this variety apart from other hydrangeas is its unique ability to bloom on both old and new wood, which means that it can produce flowers continuously throughout the growing season, from late spring to fall. The blooms are large, mophead-like clusters of pink or blue flowers, depending on the soil pH. In acidic soils, the flowers will be blue, while in alkaline soils, they will be pink.
Endless Summer Hydrangea thrives in partial shade, with morning sun and afternoon shade being the ideal growing condition. It prefers well-draining, moist soil that is rich in organic matter, and benefits from regular watering, especially during periods of drought. This shrub is hardy in USDA zones 4 to 9, which means it can tolerate a wide range of temperatures, from -30°F to 20°F.
Endless Summer Hydrangea is relatively easy to care for, but there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure it stays healthy and blooms prolifically.
In conclusion, the original Endless Summer Hydrangea is a beautiful and versatile shrub that is perfect for adding color and interest to any garden or landscape. With its unique ability to bloom continuously throughout the growing season and its easy care requirements, it’s no wonder this plant has become a favorite among gardeners of all skill levels. Whether used as a specimen plant or mass planting, Endless Summer Hydrangea is sure to make a statement and provide years of enjoyment.
This plant will be dormant if ordered during winter/early spring (Roughly November – Mid-March)
*The Original® Hydrangea is a deciduous/semi-evergreen plant and will go dormant during the winter months. When this plant is ordered during the Fall/Winter expect seasonal foliage decline(discoloration, spots, leaf drop) or the plant to arrive completely dormant.*
Space Your Original Hydrangea 2 feet apart for a seamless planting. Alternatively, plant them 5+ feet apart to leave space between shrubs.