Preziosa Mountain Hydrangea
Botanical Name: Hydrangea 'Preziosa'
Common Name: Preziosa Mountain Hydrangea
Height: 3-4' Spread: 3-4' Habit/Form: Rounded Growth Rate: medium Zone 5-8
Cultural Requirements: Best in part shade in moist well-drained soil; benefits from mulch and winter protection; blooms in midsummer on old wood.
Ornamental Characteristics: snowball-like flowers begin white to pale green, then pink and mature through the season to an intense darker burgundy color; leaves emerge tinted with purple and mature to green and then back to red and purple hues in the fall; reddish stems add contrast to changing leaves.
Uses in the Landscape: containers, front of border; great for mass plantings