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Celery green flowers age to deep green and red.

Hydrangea macrophylla Rhapsody™

Celery green blooms age to deep, apple green and stay that color until a cooler nights when the edges turn blood red and stay that way until frost.

Guaranteed to dazzle the hydrangea world, the crisp, celery green flowers of this selection put Magical®️ Rhapsody at the top of the list for unique gift plants. There are plenty of varieties whose blooms are a bit green as they start to open…but have you ever seen a mature flower that holds its green color until fall? Magical®️ Rhapsody is perfect for container gardens and small spaces. Flowers open green with a white eye-zone and gradually turn darker as they mature – ending the season with fiery-red tips.

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Who Am I?

  • Common Name

    Magical®️ Rhapsody hydrangea
  • Botanical Name

    Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Hortmarhaso’
  • Type

  • Bloom Time

    Summer on old and new wood
  • Bloom Color


Cultural Details

  • Bloom Time

    Summer on old and new wood
  • Size

    3' tall by 3' wide
  • Hardiness Zone

  • Light

    Part sun-prefers afternoon shade
  • Soil

    Average garden soil
  • Moisture

    Moist, but well drained
  • Disease & Pests

    None known
  • Landscape Use

    Containers, cutting gardens, foundation plantings, front or middle of the border, gift plants, urban gardens
  • Propagation

  • Pruning

    If you live in the North: Cut off any dead wood in late May, after the leaves have started to unfurl. If you live in the South: Should you see any dead wood, prune it back to live wood in early spring, after the leaves have started to unfurl.

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