Botanical Name: Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hobella'; Family: Hydrangeaceae-(Hydrangea Family)
Height: up to 3' in cooler climates, 5-6' in milder areas
Depth: Set so the crown is at or just below soil level, firm and water in thoroughly.
Spread: Equal to or greater than height
Sun/Shade: partial shade
Pollinator: After flowering, blooms on previous season's wood.
Color: changes from pink to lime-green to dark cherry-red
Foliage: lustrous, dark green
Form: deciduous, woody shrub
Flower Form: Flowers appear in corollas, opening from outside in. Resembles a lace cape that becomes spherical in full bloom.
Soil Requirements: Ordinary garden soil
Growth Rate: vigorous
Seed Count: Newer cultivar which has flowers with three phases of coloration - pink to green to dark cherry red. 3 colors on one plant at a time. Horticultural marvel.
Pruning: This plant blooms on old wood. Prune these hydrangeas only in the summer BEFORE August (to be safe).
Comments: Unlike other hydrangeas, Kaleidoscope® 'Hobella' requires no chemical soil additives to create its vivid color parade. Requires only minimum care.
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