The Original Endless Summer Hydrangea
Astonishing The Original Endless Summer Hydrangea
- Game-Changing Selection Produces Blooms All Summer Long
- Outstanding Reblooming Hydrangea
- Flowers on Both Old and New Wood
- Super Showy, Popular Flowering Landscape Plant
- Incredible Pink Flowers Turn Blue When Grown in Acidic Soils
- Cold Hardy
Love flowers? Try The Original Endless Summer Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bailmer') as an outstanding ornamental shrub. This is the “game-changing” Hydrangea that really raised the bar for reblooming Hydrangeas.
It produces flower buds on both old wood left standing from the year before, and on new wood grown from the base this year. Simply put, this shrub just blooms it’s head off for you, all summer long. It’s a flower factory!
And what blooms! Eight inch, round, mop-head type flowers look so full and heavy you'll wonder at the plant's ability to support them. Don’t worry, the stems are strong!
This deciduous shrub has a rounded growth habit. Long, dark green leaves are the perfect backdrop for its showy flowers. The blooms are clear pink in alkaline soils with higher pH and turn a rich, sapphire blue if planted in acidic soils with lower pH level.
Just as the name implies, the repeating blooming nature of the The Original Endless Summer Hydrangea will provide an "endless summer" of blooms for your garden from spring to fall. It's certainly a Hydrangea that you won't want to miss.
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How to Use The Original Endless Summer Hydrangea in the Landscape
This wonderfully showy, smaller landscape plant has gained the respect of landscape architects over a wide range of hardiness zones. Large rounded flowers begin blooming late spring and continue to be showy right into winter.
Use The Original Endless Summer Hydrangeas as lovely foundation plants. They look wonderful when flanking either side of a front entrance.
They are amazing when repeated across the middle of your mixed shrub borders. Include them in your perennial gardens to add bold texture and bright color all season long.
You can also plant them in large containers. Decorate your entryway, use on the pool deck or patio, or move them around anywhere you need a pop of color. They’ll give you armloads of blooms for cut flower arrangements, too.
Try planting The Original Endless Summer Hydrangeas as smaller informal hedges for a phenomenal look. Use along a walkway or fence to easily boost the charm!
For a tight, solid hedge, plant them 2 - 3 feet apart on center. Measure from the center of one to the center of the next. You can also “stagger” the planting for a larger impact. Use a double row, planted in a zig-zagging pattern.
Take that concept a step further by creating a colorful mass planting to cover a wide, open area. Zig zag the planting pattern and keep the bed weeded until the plants grow together. A simple trim in late winter is a small task to pay for the incredible show they put on.
#ProPlantTips for Care
The Original Endless Summer Hydrangea is a nice size shrub with showy, rounded mophead flowers when grown with a few simple requirements.
It grows best in well-drained, slightly acidic and evenly moist soil. For the best display of color, give them an even amount of water regularly each week.
In warmer climates, please select your planting site carefully to protect plants from extremely hot afternoon sun. In the warmest summers, full sun in the afternoon might scorch these pretty plants.
The east side of a building or fence is usually a good option. Or, give them a spot where they will receive shade from a larger tree.
Each year, just as they start growing, trim the old flower heads back to healthy buds along that stem and any broken or damaged branches.
Be patient with The Original Endless Summer Hydrangeas in early spring. They do require warmer soil and air temperatures to start growing.
The bloom color will depend on soil conditions. Test the pH level your soil.
Want pink blooms? Add lime following directions to increase alkalinity.
Want blue blooms? Add sulphur to slowly drop the acidity and use Dr. Earth Acid Lovers Organic and Natural Premium Fertilizer in early spring and around the 4th of July. Use pine bark mulch which will slowly break down and help increase soil acidity.
In Zones 4 and 5, provide extra mulch late in the fall. Just dump it right on top of the stems, like you do your Rose bushes. As the plants start to wake up in the spring, carefully pull the mulch away from the stems.
You’ll love the outstanding ornamental value from these game-changing gorgeous blooming hydrangeas. Yes, they really do keep producing flower buds all summer long.
Just look at your summer pictures! You'll see the blooms covering these hardy plants all season long. They bloomed all summer to decorate your yard.
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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||.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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|Botanical Name||Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bailmer'|
|Mature Height||3 - 5 feet|
|Mature Spread||3 - 5 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Flower Color||Blue or Pink|