3 New Hydrangeas For 2014
Hydrangea ‘Sweet ’N Salsa’
Hydrangea ‘Sweet ’N Salsa’ has gorgeous bicolor red and white flowers with shades of pink. The foliage is a unique bronze-red when it first emerges. It is compact, just 2 to 3 feet high and 3 to 5 feet wide and prefers full to part sun. ‘Sweet ‘N Salsa’ is hardy in Zones 5 to 9.
Hydrangea ‘Let’s Dance Rhapsody Blue’
(by Proven Winners/Four Star Greenhouse)
This variety is very easy to change from pink to blue and back to pink. It will win gardeners’ hearts with reliable blooms, sturdy stems and tightly packed florets. It grows 2 to 3 feet tall and is hardy in Zones 5 to 9.
Enchantress is a beautiful reblooming hydrangea with its huge mophead flowers atop unique ruby-black stems. It blooms on both old and new wood. The flower clusters are up nine inches across. The tall, dark stems are pencil-thick, making excellent cut flowers in an arrangement or for drying and add winter interest to the garden. The stems are stunning against as the flowers as they fade to cream-splashed green. It grows well in warmer climates and is cold-hardy to Zone 5. ‘Enchantress’ has a rounded habit and will reach three to five feet tall and wide. It is superb for a container, accent, specimen, or border.