Hydrangea macrophylla 'McKay' (Cherry Explosion Hydrangea)
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Hydrangea macrophylla 'McKay'

Cherry Explosion Hydrangea

PP#28,757
Cherry-red florets arranged around a profusion of tiny light pink flowers. Fall foliage burgundy when the cool weather begins. Protect from the hot afternoon sun. If it dies back over winter, it will rebound with each stem flowering on new wood.
Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 3-4 ft
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Time: May,June,July,August,September,October
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Plant Habit
Rounded
Light Conditions
Sun to Part Shade
Flower Color
Red
Flower Hue
Medium
Flower Height
3' to 4'
Flower Type
Corymb
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Coarse
Prune Time
Spring
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
3" to 4"
Growth Rate
Average
Origin
Hybrid

Possible Substitution Plants

Chaenomeles speciosa 'Scarlet Storm'