Hydrangea Endless Summer® Twist-n-Shout® Bigleaf Hydrangea

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One of the new Endless Summer® series from Dr. Michael Dirr

Shake it up and work it all out with this amazing repeat-bloomer— hardy through zone 4.

Here it is—the one and only reblooming lacecap hydrangea, and it can be yours. (Order now, though. We're seriously low on quantity already.) The first lacecap cultivar in the amazing Endless Summer® series of reblooming hydrangeas from Dr. Michael Dirr, this ultra-compact shrub is just the right size for large containers as well as the shade border. It will regale you with two seasons of beautiful blooms every year—and if you live in an area where springs can be late and unexpectedly frosty, it will guarantee you a late-summer to fall flower show even if the first round of blooms gets nipped in the bud.

Bred from 'Penny Mac' x 'Lady in Red', Twist-n-Shout® comes by its good looks, vigorous growth, and dependable rebloom honestly. Just 3 to 5 feet high and wide, it leafs out in spring with a profusion of bright green foliage, very showy and dense. By early summer the first blooms are already opening, each with an inner circlet of tiny fertile flowers surrounded by a large, loose ray of sterile florets. Both the flowers and the florets may be pink or blue, depending on the pH level of the soil. And as if all this color weren't enough, the flower stems are a bright pinkish-red. Talk about gilding the hydrangea.

The second wave of flowers occurs toward autumn, just when the garden is looking a bit threadbare and between times. These flowers are superb in fresh or dried arrangements, and also mature beautifully right on the plant, drying into antique hues as autumn becomes colder.

. . . But still there's more! The foliage gets into the act on Twist-n-Shout, turning from green to orange, then rosy-red, and finally maroon in autumn. This is truly a multicolor, multiseason, multiappeal shrub, and we highly recommend that you reserve one immediately for your garden. It may just be your favorite new plant.

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Genus Hydrangea
Species macrophylla
Variety 'PIIHM-1'
ppaf PP20176
Zone 4 - 9
Bloom Start to End Early Summer - Early Fall
Habit Mound-shaped
Plant Height 3 ft - 5 ft
Plant Width 3 ft - 5 ft
Additional Characteristics Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Easy Care Plants, Fall Color, Fast Growing, Free Bloomer, Long Bloomers, Repeat Bloomer
Bloom Color Blue, Pink
Foliage Color Burgundy, Medium Green, Rose, Orange
Light Requirements Part Shade
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Disease Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance Clay, Normal,  loamy
Uses Border, Containers, Cut Flowers, Fall Color, Foliage Interest, Specimen
Restrictions *Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

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