Everlasting™ Ocean Hydrangea
Waves of Color All Season Long!
When you think of hydrangeas, you may just think of the garishly bright pinks and blues in your grandmothers garden. If you're looking for something different, might we suggest that you give Everlasting Ocean Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hortmoc' PPAF) a try?
The big mopheads are consistent bloomers. The flower colors begin softly, not in garish pinks or blues, but with fringed, creamy pink or pale lilac florets. Slowly the petals begin to get celery-green highlights while the pink and lilac deepen to rose and lavender. Eventually the green color moves from the base of each petal and the highlights begin to change the entire bloom bright lime green with vivid pink edges. Talk about an ocean of change! The flowers look completely different.
Ocean is a re-bloomer that is very compact, which makes it great for containers, borders and cutting gardens. Everlasting is a Dutch series of hydrangeas developed specifically for the cut flower market, so you know that the blooms must be spectacular to meet such high expectations. The stem are strong and straight and are bred not to flop or twist. The flowers are super long-lasting and very big, considering the height of the plant.
You'll want to give Ocean plenty of water, some well-drained soil and a little bit of shade for it to perform its best. Just a little love will give you a shrub that grows quickly and easily. The serrated leaves keep the shrub looking handsome, even when the flowers aren't in bloom yet.
We are pretty sure that once you are caught in Ocean's undertow, it will probably become one of your favorite garden plants! Order yours today.
- Perfect cut flowers
- Season long color changes
- Blooms on both new and old wood
Buying Options for Plants
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.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|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||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Equal to||.87 dry quart / .96 dry liter 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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|Botanical Name||Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hortmoc'|
|Mature Height||3 - 4 feet|
|Mature Spread||3 - 4 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Sun|
|Flower Color||Blue or Pink|