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Bigleaf Hydrangea

Hydrangeas are among the showiest of all flowering shrubs. This variety has large, flat red and white flowers in summer above bold green foliage. Makes a stunning display in gardens or mixed shrub plantings. Flowers are great in arrangements, fresh or dried, or provide winter interest if left on the plant.

Companion Plants


Japanese Pieris

Yaupon Holly

Plant Details

  • Common name

    Bigleaf Hydrangea

  • Botanical name

    Hydrangea macrophylla

  • Variety

    Red Star

  • Zone

    USDA Zone 6 (-10°F) to USDA Zone 9 (20°F).

  • Light

    Part sun

  • Height

    36-48" (91-122 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed


  • Water


  • Bloom Color


  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Protect from winter winds

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Ann H.'s collection