The intense color of this new hydrangea’s dense flower clusters—either vibrant magenta or deep violet, depending on your soil’s acidity—wowed us. Sturdy, compact shrubs top out at 3 feet, making them wellsuited to both containers and garden beds. Blooms June to September. Order the Summer Crush hydrangea (part of the Endless Summer series) from White Flower Farm at BHGGardenStore.com/New or call 800/420-2852. Mention item GM063230 and code BHS05. Cost is $29.95 each, plus shipping. Ships in a 1-gallon pot at the proper planting time for your hardiness Zone.