Provide organically rich, well-drained soil. Apply mulch to conserve moisture and protect in harsh winters. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish extensive root system. Soil and water pH influences bloom color; consult garden center for suitable amendments. Feed in early spring. Blooms on old wood; prune after flowering.Pruning time: summer after flowering.
- Light Needs: Full shade to partial sun
- Watering Needs: Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Large mophead flowers appear nearly continuously on this exceptional dwarf shrub. Blossoms tend to be blue in acidic soils, and pink in more alkaline soils. Compact size is wonderful for use as a container plant, low flowering hedge or highlight of a flowering border. Highly disease resistant foliage. Blooms on old wood. Deciduous.