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Hydrangea macrophylla Merritt's Supreme Pink

An older selection that is larger in size with very large dark pink flowers.  Merritt's Supreme has great heat tolerance, so it is a good variety for forcing later in the season. Average forcing period is 85 days at 65F.   Vigorous Habit.

 

Cultivar Hydrangea macrophylla Merritt's Supreme Pink
Common Name Hydrangea Merritt's Supreme Pink
Type Perennial
Exposure Part Sun
Irrigation Requirements Moderate
Soil Conditions Well Drained
CROP TIMING Average 85 days at 65F
RECOMMENDED CONTAINER SIZE 6
WHEN TO PLANT December - April
PINCHING Do NOT Pinch
PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS Vigorous, Still PGR generally not needed
VERNALIZATION Liners are vernalized
SOIL MEDIA PH 5.8-6.2
SOIL MEDIA EC 1-1.4
PESTS Spider Mights
DISEASE Botrytis
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Hydrangea macrophylla Merritt's Supreme Pink

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