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Hydrangea macrophylla Red Beauty Purple

The blued version of Red Beauty, flowers are deep purple, with the same nice habit of Red Beauty.   Average forcing period is 78 days at 65F. To achieve intense purple color, apply Aluminum Sulfate to maintain pH at 4.5-4.8.  Medium Habit.

 

Cultivar Hydrangea macrophylla Red Beauty Purple
Common Name Hydrangea Red Beauty Purple
Breeder HBA
Type Perennial
Exposure Part Sun
Patent PP# 16,321
Irrigation Requirements Moderate
Soil Conditions Well Drained
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Hydrangea macrophylla Red Beauty Purple

CROP TIMING Average 78 days at 65F
RECOMMENDED CONTAINER SIZE 6
WHEN TO PLANT December - April
GROWTH RATE Medium
PINCHING Do NOT Pinch
PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS Medium, PGR generally not needed
VERNALIZATION Liners are vernalized
SOIL MEDIA PH 4.5-4.8
SOIL MEDIA EC 1-1.4
PESTS Spider Mights
DISEASE Botrytis
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Hydrangea macrophylla Red Beauty Purple

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