Hydrangea macrophylla '
Tired of floppy, weak stemmed hydrangeas, especially when they’re in full bloom? This new and improved hybrid from Germany was developed where growth regulators are prohibited. It has tight sturdy stems without the use of chemicals. This maintenance free plant will require no pruning and that results in more flowers the next coming summer. Its intense colors will "pop" in your garden and fill your home with beautiful fresh or dried cut flowers. The flowers age quite nicely into fall as well.
Great landscape plant adds a dash of bright color. Good in groupings or masses, in perennial or shrub borders, as a specimen, screen or hedge. Use in mixed containers, containers, and as a cut flower.
On this page, you will find all four in the series. At the bottom of the page are growing pointers and growing requirements.
Plants are container grown in one gallon pots. Shipped out of pot with rootball wrapped. Early and late season shipments will be dormant plants.
This is a patented variety and all royalties have been paid. Patent tag included. Unauthorized propagation or sale of plant parts for propagation is prohibited by law.
PICK UP ONLY IN JULY-AUGUST. SUMMER SHIPMENT NOT RECOMMENDED!
This series has sold out very quickly for 2014. Some of these varieties will not be available again until spring 2015.
(H. Mac. ‘Berlin Rabe’ pp#10,912 )
Tight, compact growth with large flowers characterizes this new German hybrid. Originally developed in Europe where growth regulators are prohibited, so growers can now finish a tight full plant without chemicals, shearing or pruning off flower buds. Clear Pink colored flowers are the largest in the series. The leaves are very glossy and exhibit an extremely high level of mildew resistance. Flowers are long lasting and change to an attractive green with age.
Cityline Berlin Hydrangea GAL SBR Item Number 02179
(H. Mac. ‘Ramars’)
A small plant with strong stems and big, heavy red and white variegated flowers. The blooms are long lasting and can be changed from red to blue with the addition of aluminum sulfate. and change to an attractive green with age.
Cityline Mars Hydrangea GAL SBR Item Number 13167
(H. Mac. ‘Paris Rapa’ pp#10,906 )
A small plant with intense red or violet blue flowers. Large and showy blooms are long lasting and change to an attractive green with age. Excellent mildew resistance.
Cityline Paris Hydrangea GAL SBR Item Number 02180
Cityline Venice Hydrangea 2 GAL SBR Item Number 20037
(H. Mac. ‘Vienna Rawi’ pp#10,930 )
The smallest of the series. Dark pink flowers emerge with an attractive cream colored throat. remain large and showy. While the growth is
very compact, the bright fuchsia colored flowers are large and put on a good display.
1-2 feet, .
Cityline Vienna Hydrangea GAL SBR Item Number 02182
Cityline Vienna Hydrangea 2 GAL SBR Item Number 20036
COLLECTION of one each of the six above: $81.95
Cityline Hydrangea Collection GAL SBR Item Number 02183
Well-drained soil that has been amended with peat moss, leaf mold or compost. Flourishes by the ocean. Prune immediately after flowering, blooms on old wood. Sets flower buds the summer prior to blooming. Prefers high moisture, moisture is a necessity for this plant. Deciduous shrub. Fertilize in early spring by
applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees and shrubs. Follow the label for the recommended rate of application. Flower color is affected b pH. For blue flowers, the soil must be more acidic and for pink flowers, the soil must be more alkaline.
Plant in sun or partial shade. An eastern exposure is ideal in southern areas
-15°F (-26°C) ZONE 6-9. Will survive Zone 5 with winter protection.