Just like the City Of Lights, Cityline® Paris Bigleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Paris Rapa' PP 10,906) is in a class of its own! Cityline® Paris is a wonderful new Hydrangea that displays brilliantly saturated, enormous pom-poms in a deep, pure red. These enormous blooms mature to green and hot pink - just as beguiling as its city namesake.
Bursting onto the scene with deep green leaves in early spring. In early summer, the blooms are long-lasting and fill your garden beds and vases with blooms from mid-late summer.
And what blooms they are! Deep reds to scarlet pinks, the flowers change over time to a lighter pink, always with a few bright green petals interspersed to add to the color show. Acidic soils may see these lovely mopheads turn to shades of purple.
The stems are strong - strong enough to hold up the huge mophead flowers in the rain and in storms - and are tailor-made for floral arrangements too! Plant a few extra just so you can bring armloads of beautiful red flowers indoors all season long. One flower is large enough to fill a vase!
One of the smallest of the Bigleaf Hydrangeas, Cityline® Paris is perfectly sized to fit anywhere in your landscape. Only reaching 1-2 foot tall, Cityline® Paris has a spread of 3-4 feet. Making Cityline® Paris short of enough to not block the view to your larger flowering shrubs.
Paris is as excellent in a small garden setting as it is in a container. Cityline® Paris is a stand-out as a solo specimen plant and attracts loads of attention as a thriller in pots and planters. Long-blooming and remarkably colorful, this Hydrangea is also very easy to grow!
The tight, compact growth habit of Cityline® Paris Hydrangea makes her well-behaved in garden beds and containers. Mixing well among other shrubs, perennials and growing well under trees and larger shrubs.
The vibrant color highlights all other types of bloom and compliments all colors too! Just like a fashion diva, Cityline® Paris shows off on any runway!
A tidy foundation plant, and wonderful facer plant, Cityline® Paris mingles among other plants without being overbearing. The big leaves are a great contrast to small or spiky leafed plants. That deep color and toothed edges create a wonderful backdrop for other blooms.
This shrub is very disease and mildew-resistant, as well as being salt-tolerant. Thriving in those tough areas by the ocean or that tricky strip between the sidewalk and the road, instantly adding amazing curb appeal!
Cityline® Paris adds a dash of bright color when planted in groupings or masses, adding a joyous pop of color that is sure to draw the eye.
Lovely in a perennial garden or mixed-shrub borders, An impressive, low screen or hedge, you'll, of course, wish to add a few Cityline® into your cottage gardens and cutting gardens!
These blooms can be brought in for fresh bouquets or dried for home decor! Leaving them on the plant to dry naturally will provide your landscape with beautiful winter interest!
Staying a modest size and compact form, Cityline® Paris Bigleaf Hydrangea thrives amazingly in full sun and part shade. Cityline® Paris may need some protection from the cold in the lower end of her cold tolerance zones of 5 through 9. While the mildew-resistant foliage will need protection from the intense sun and heat in the southern climates, and benefit from shade in the afternoon when in these conditions.
Cityline® prefers moist, well-drained soil that has been amended with peat moss, leaf mold or compost, Bigleaf Hydrangea benefit greatly from a thick application of mulch over the roots to hold in moisture and keep the roots cool.
Cityline® is amazingly disease-resistant and requires little care and upkeep! Pruning shouldn't be necessary, except to remove the old flowers in spring, (or in the colder zones, to remove any winter-damaged tips) just as it comes out of dormancy as it blooms on last years wood.
For more purple hues and almost blue tones, you can decrease the pH of your soil. While in an alkaline environment. However, your Cityline® Paris will retain its brilliant red bloom that lightens to pinks and then greens and tan in the fall.
For superior, vibrant color and tough resilience on a Paris runway-worthy shrub, you too will be shouting "C'est Magnifique!" when you order your own high fashion Cityline® Paris Bigleaf Hydrangea today! Make sure to order yours from Nature Hills Nursery so you won't be left out of the 'Paris' scene!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Proven Winners ColorChoice|
|Botanical Name||Hydrangea macrophylla CITYLINE 'Paris Rapa'|
|Mature Height||12 - 24 inches|
|Mature Spread||3 - 4 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Soil Type||Well drained|
|When To Prune||Early Spring|