Hydrangea macrophylla Onyx® Peacock
From Eastern Asia, Hydrangea (hortensia) is generally used as a shrub but can occasionally be pruned into a tree. Generally deciduous, its flowers change color based on the soil. The more acidic the soil, the more pink the blooms become. When the soil is alkaline, the flowers turn a bold blue color.
Low, rounded to upright, deciduous shrub. The Onyx has blue-purple, "mophead" type flowers in summer which contrasts with the dark stems. Its foliage is glossy and dark green.
Common name: Onyx Peacock Bigleaf Hydrangea
Height x Diameter: 4'x2'
Minimum temperature: Hardy to -10° F.
USDA zone 5-9
Light: Prefers light to partial shade and tolerates full sun and full shade
Uses: Container, border, hedge.
Deer Resistant: Rarely damaged by deer.
Bloom time: Summer
Bloom color: blue-purple
The plant(s) that you are purchasing are grown in individual 2"x4" size containers, which are removed and your plants are shrink wrapped in plastic for shipping purposes. Plants shipped during the growing season will be approximately 1 year old and 6"-8" tall.
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