A compact hydrangea that produces vibrant red to dark pink summertime blooms. Growing 3-5' tall, it has lush foliage that makes it attractive throughout the season. Its dried flower heads looking stunning in floral arrangements. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Zones 5-9. Hydrangea macrophylla 'Glowing Embers'
PruningTo shape and for aesthetics After flowering
Additional InformationFlower color affected by soil pH. Strong blues develope in acid (5.0 - 5.5), pinks in alkaline (6.0 - 6.5) soils
Unique CharactersticsLarge, bold, brightly colored flowers and lush foliage make this a very attractive and useful plant in the garden. It is fast growing and requires little care. In summer it brings bold highlights of color in sunny or shady situations. This variety has particularly vibrant colored flowers. Does well in coastal areas. The dried flower heads are ornamental and give interest to the winter garden or in dried flower arrangements in the house