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Week 3 – January 19, 2022

Plant Information

Ruby Tuesday Hydrangea macrophylla

  • Ruby Tuesday Hydrangea macrophylla - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Hydrangea macrophylla

Common Name: Potted Hydrangea

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Early Spring, Spring

Water: Heavy

Fertilize: None or when needed only

Spacing: 13" (33cm)

Height: 14 - 17" (36 - 43cm)

Width: 15 - 18" (38 - 46cm)

General Information: Ruby Tuesday is aptly named for its true red color.

Grower Information:

  • Supplied as dormant, 4-in. (10-cm) pots with 4-plus canes and 6-in. (15-cm) pots with 6-plus canes.
  • A large-petalled, classic-shaped hydrangea series.
  • Multiple, smaller flower heads.
  • Compact, sturdy habit doesn’t need tying.
  • Height and spread provided above are for a 6-in. (15-cm) pot; for a 4-in. (10-cm) pot, height is 8 to 10 in. (10 to 25 cm) and spread is 9 to 11 in. (23 to 28 cm).