‘Big Daddy’ Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Big Daddy' PP14527 Home » The Collection » ‘Big Daddy’ 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, ‘Big Daddy’ will bloom from early summer through fall...An especially long bloom time. Easy to grow in hot, humid summers.
‘Big Daddy’ Hydrangea
'Big Daddy' Hydrangea Closeup 'Big Daddy' Hydrangea Container
Feature Huge, 12-14" pink or blue blooms summer to fall
USDA Zones Hardy to -10° USDA Zones 6-10
Sunset Zones 3b-9, 14-24
Special Features Cut Flowers, Reblooming
Landscape Use Accent, Hedge, Mass planting
Exposure Part sun to shade
Flowering Season Summer to Fall
Dimensions 5-6' H x 5-6' W
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Type Deciduous
Water Needs Medium Water Once Established
Soil Well-drained garden soil w/ rich organic matter
Fertilizer Fertilize yearly in spring
Pruning Prune after fall bloom

Planting Instructions

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

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