Hydrangea: Let’s Dance -Moonlight – Proven Winners ColorChoice Flowering Shrubs

Hydrangea: Let’s Dance -Moonlight – Proven Winners ColorChoice Flowering Shrubs

Large, vividly colored mophead flowers in summer. Blooms every year. Soil pH affects flower color. Good fall color. Salt Tolerant

Characteristics

Duration:  Shrub

Shrub Type:  Deciduous

Height Category:  Medium

Garden Height:  24 – 36 Inches

Spacing:  36 – 48 Inches

Spread:  24 – 36 Inches

Flower Colors: Blue, Pink
Flower Shade: Pink. Blue in more acidic soils with aluminum availability.
Foliage Colors: Green
Foliage Shade: Dark Green
Habit: Mounded
Container Role: Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category:  Easy
Blooms On:  New Wood, Old Wood
Bloom Time:  Early Summer,  Mid Summer, Late Summer
Hardiness Zones:  5a5b6a6b7a7b8a8b9a9b
Water Category:  Average
Uses:  Container, Cut Flower, Dried Flower, Landscape
Uses Notes: Great landscape plant adds a dash of bright color to the garden. Good in groupings or masses, in a perennial or shrub borders, as a specimen, screen or hedge. Use in mixed containers, containers, and as a cut flower. Plant in the ground for the winter.
Maintenance Notes:

This hydrangea blooms on both old and new wood. Pruning is generally not needed, but it may be trimmed lightly after the first flowering. Best in moist, well-drained soils. Supplemental moisture may be needed in very hot or dry conditions. Fertilize in spring with a controlled release fertilizer. Add aluminum sulfate to the soil to encourage blue flower color.

Richly colored reblooming hydrangea.

The Let’s Dance Hydrangea series represents the next generation of reblooming hydrangeas. Don’t settle for dull drab hydrangea flowers – this series kicks up the quality with vivid flower coloration and attractive, glossy foliage. The Let’s Dance series bloom on both new wood and old, delivering seasons of flowers and lots of wow.

A real workhorse, Moonlight is a strong growing reblooming mophead hydrangea with exceptional flower color.  Flowers will range in color from pink to purple to blue depending on soil pH.



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