Hydrangea macrophylla 'Pink Beauty' PINK BEAUTY HYDRANGEA
3 ft. (Zone 5) Large showy pink flowers in summer. Flower color varies by variety and by soil ph. (See general description at top of Hydrangea list).
General Hydrangea Hortensia flower type
Hydrangeas with hortensia or mophead type flowers have sterile petals in large globose corymbs. Flower color varies by variety and by soil ph. Acidic ph for blue color, alkaline ph for pink. Plant in part-shade to part-sun in well-drained organic soil. Flower buds form on previous years stems. Bloom in summer.