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Cherry Explosion Hydrangea Shrubs for Sale Online
Cherry Explosion Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla 'McKay') is the reddest hydrangea shrubs out there! One of the smallest hydrangeas on the market, it rarely needs pruning. If you're looking for a low-maintenance, compact flowering shrub with lots of color and little hassle, look no further. Cherry Explosion keeps its red color in most soils, developing only purplish centers in acidic soils. The lacecap blooms consist of a mound of cherry-red flowers that last through the entire flowering season, June thru September! Its lush foliage and plentiful blossoms create a stunning summer statement in any garden or landscape.
Cherry Explosion Hydrangea Shrubs do well as mass plantings, borders, but its compact size makes it ideal for container plantings as well. Decorate your patio, porch, or entryway with potted Hydrangea and take cuttings at the end of the season to enjoy as dried flower arrangements all winter long. Ideal for rustic and cottage gardens, Cherry Explosion Hydrangea is well-loved for its versatility and compact growth habit.
|Mature Height:||3 to 4 Feet|
|Mature Width:||3 to 4 Feet|
|Classification:||Broad leaved deciduous shrub, summer flowering|
|Sunlight:||Part sun to full sun|
|Habit:||Upright, densely branched, mounding|
|Flower Color:||Cherry red|
|Pruning Season:||Light pruning in the spring|
|Soil Condition:||Any well drained soil|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|
|Uses:||Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting, or a specimen planting|