Pink Sunset™ Hydrangea

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Pink Sunset™ Hydrangea produces an abundance of intense pink blooms for months of summer color. Mophead blooms open pale pink, and darken to a vibrant bubblegum pink color. Flower coloration can vary with soil pH: alkaline soil is required for rich pink hues - acidic soils will produce clear blue flowers. A delightful compact habit is excellent for large containers, centerpieces, or patio plants. In the garden, a sturdy structure and strong root system produce vigorous plants and support oversized blooms. (Hydrangea macrophylla)
Zones 5 - 9
Attract Butterflies
Attract Hummingbirds
Good For Cut Flowers
Good For Containers
Light Requirements
Full Shade
Mature Height 36-48" tall , 12-18" wide
Bloom TimeSummer
Item Package SizePlant - 3.5" Pot

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Plant Information

12-18" tall x 12-18” wide. Pink Sunset™ Hydrangea grows in upright mounds that support dozens of long-lasting blooms. Each blossom lasts up to four months, for color that doesn’t quit. Flowers stand atop strong stems above rich green foliage. Pink Sunset™ is ideal for gardens with neutral to alkaline soils -- as with all bigleaf hydrangeas, flower coloration varies with soil pH. Rich pink hues develop in alkaline soils, while acid soils will produce clear blue flowers. For best results and true pink color, test soil pH and amend in spring as needed to maintain appropriate pH. Plants perform best in a well-drained soil with morning sun and afternoon shade, and do not tolerate full sun. Use as a showy accent in shady borders or plant in containers on the porch. The rounded blooms make excellent cut flowers. United States Plant Patent PP#28,907.

More Information
Item Package Size
Plant - 3.5" Pot
Common Name
Pink Sunset™ Hydrangea PP#28,907
Botanical Name
Hydrangea Pink Sunset™ PP#28,907
Patent Number
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Shade
Flower Color
Flower Size
Up to 9" flowers
Mature Height
36-48" tall
Mature Spread
12-18" wide
Growth Rate
Bloom Time
Planting Depth
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As
Potted Plant
Large, glossy, dark green, serrated leaves.
Soil Type
Loamy Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture
Moist / Wet
Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Good For Cut Flowers, Good For Containers
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Neonicotinoid Free
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested. Toxic to dogs, cats and horses.
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada

No longer available this season.

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