Penny Mac Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Penny Mac') is a deciduous, ornamental shrub with outstanding blooms! Your Penny Mac is a Bigleaf variety of Hydrangea and you'll be astounded by the large, mophead clusters of delicate florets that adorn your Penny Mac Hydrangea from summer through fall. Each bundle of exquisite blossoms reaches a majestic 7-inches in diameter and will re-bloom repeatedly, blanketing the 8-inch long, dark green foliage in brilliant color.
As the weeks pass, you'll see that the blooms tend to age with a reddish tint for some additional fall color. Penny Mac's foliage transitions to shades of burgundy and purple for a lovely autumn display. Growing 6-8 feet in height and only 3-4 feet in width, these are fantastic upright growing shrubs that are space-saving, yet put on a significant amount of height!
As with other Hydrangeas, blooms will tend to be bluer in acid soils and pink in alkaline soils. However, whatever the color, your Penny Mac Hydrangea is sure to dress your landscape in exquisite color from summer to fall, as well as draw butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard! Hardy throughout USDA zones 5 through 9 and are very long-lasting blooming ornamentals. The mopheads dry to a lovely tan hue and persist well into winter!
Penny Mac Hydrangea has an upright, arching form, lending elegance to the huge heads of flowers atop the stems. These low-maintenance shrubs are perfect for your home's foundations or as an anchor to soften the corners of structures. Tall enough to add narrow hedges and screening around your property, providing flowering definition and privacy without sacrificing space!
Plant one beside your front door for a welcome that guests won't soon forget, or use several as an eye-popping hedge along your driveway. This is an amazing shrub with a lot of options for showcasing its remarkable features. Limb up and expose the multi-stem trunks for a unique specimen tree-form or allow to keep the branches to the ground for hiding an eyesore anywhere!
Penny Mac Hydrangea is a vigorous grower, so you won't have to wait long for it to establish itself in your yard. Buds set on new wood so this is especially a great Hydrangea if you live in a colder climate. Plant these Hydrangeas in moderately moist and well-drained soil that is in full sun to partial shade. Preferring morning sun and afternoon shade, especially for those in hotter climates. Mulch the root system well and prune Bigleaf Hydrangea after flowering.
If you're looking for a Hydrangea, Penny Mac Hydrangea is a terrific choice. You can't go wrong with a Hydrangea with 7-inch flowers that just goes right until fall, and then provides fall color too! Plant one today and you'll soon see just how amazing this gorgeous Hydrangea is. Hurry and order yours today at NatureHills.com!
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.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|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||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Hydrangea macrophylla 'Penny Mac'|
|Mature Height||6 - 8 feet|
|Mature Spread||3 - 4 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Flower Color||Blue or Pink|
|Pruning Time||After Flowering|