Botanical Name Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Dooley’
Common Name Bigleaf Hydrangea
Type Shrub
Exposure Part Shade
Size for Description 3 to 4 Ft by 3 to 4 Ft
Bloom Time Summer to Fall
Flower Color Blue or pink
Fruit  
Foliage  
Bark  
Fall Color  
Growth Rate Fast
Butterflies yes
Hummingbirds yes
Deer Resistant  
Drought Tolerant  
Moisture Lover yes
Native  
Walnut Tolerant  
Wet Areas  
Fragrant  
Groundcover  
Comment blue in high acid soil; pink in slightly acidic to alkaline - blooms on old and new wood
Care Prune after flowering by cutting back flowering stems to a pair of healthy buds. Prune out weak or winter-damaged stems in early spring. 
Zone 6