Heavy pruning isn’t needed, but can be shaped immediately after the early summer bloom. Flower color will be affected by soil pH, with purple-blue coloration in acidic soils with good aluminum availability and pink flowers in more basic soils.
Tuff Stuff Ah-Ha® Mountain Hydrangea
A truly outstanding Hydrangea serrata. Standing out notably in our field and container trials for its outstanding reblooming ability, Tuff Stuff Ah-Ha® mountain hydrangea, the newest member of the series, has massive dinner plate sized blooms. Sterile florets are doubled and waterlily-like, taking on outstanding pink or blue coloration depending on soil conditions. Like all H. serrata, it has outstanding bud hardiness.
|Dimensions||2 × 2 ft|
Hydrangea serrata 'SMNHSDD' pp#29832, cbraf
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Full Sun, Part Shade
Early Summer through Fall
Borders, Containers, Foundations, Specimen
Alkaline soil, Attracts pollinators, Clay soil, Compact, Cut flower, Heat tolerant, Reblooming, Salt tolerant