May 15, 2017
Hydrangea macrophylla STAR GAZER
Double Bigleaf Hydrangea
Size for Description
3 to 4 ft by 3 to 5 ft
Spring, Summer & Fall
Pink/blue with white edges
Lacecap flower features a mass of small fertile flowers surrounded by large double flowers
Add aluminum sulfate to the soil to make the flowers bluer or add lime to the soil to make the flowers pinker
It typically blooms on old wood in late spring with repeat bloom on new wood from summer often into fall if spent flowers are regularly deadheaded.
Prune to remove dead wood only in spring.