‘Big Daddy’ Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Big Daddy' PP14527

Pink in alkaline soils and blue in acidic soils, Big Daddy's huge blooms are as big as balloons at a child's birthday party. Perfect for flower arrangements.

Bloom/Feature

12-14" pink or blue blooms in spring

Plant Type

Shrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

USDA Zones

6, 7, 8, 9

Zone Detail

-10°F

Key Features

Cut Flowers, Reblooming

Flowering Season

Spring

Use

Accent, Hedge, Mass Planting

Exposure

Part sun to shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil with rich organic matter

Fertilizer

Yearly in spring

Dimensions

5-6' H x 5-6' W

Pruning

After flowering 

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Part Sun to Shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants