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Hydrangea Bigleaf macrophylla Cityline® Rio
Hydrangea Bigleaf macrophylla Cityline® Rio

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Shrub. Small to medium sized early blooming hydrangea with large, long lasting flowers. Blooms on old wood. Blooms early summer to late summer. Mildew resistant. Compact. Soil ph will affect flower color. Best seller. Salt tolerant.


Uses: landscape, cut flower, dried flower, container
Part sun to sun
Plant in average soil moisture
Height: 24" - 36"
Plant: 24" - 36" apart
Habit: mounded
Growability: easy

Uses Notes:
A dramatic centerpiece for mixed container designs. Also great for mixed borders and perennial gardens.

Maintenance Notes:
Add aluminum sulfate to the soil to encourage blue flower color. Early blooming, compact plant. A small to medium, early blooming selection with large flowers that range from strong blue to purple depending on the soil; add aluminum sulfate to the soil to encourage blue flower color. The blooms are large and long lasting. This plant has excellent mildew resistance, and makes a great container plant. Like the other Cityline hydrangeas, Rio is compact so it does not need pruning. It's perfect for foundation plantings and milder-climate container gardens.

Cityline® Rio Hydrangea macrophylla 'Ragra' N/A


Parrans stock a very large inventory of flowers, hanging baskets, containers and vegetables. However we cannot guarantee availability of specific plants. Shop early in the season for best selection.
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