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All about hydrangeas


Hydrangeas: Most Popular Varieties

Hydrangeas are one of the most popular flowering shrubs, and with so many varieties, there’s one to fit any garden. Here are five of the most popular hydrangea varieties and what they have to offer.

Limelight: Limelight hydrangeas are a bright green shade when they first bloom, making them a great choice for adding a bold splash of color to your garden. As the blooms age, they turn a soft shade … Read the rest

Hydrangea Facts

Botanical Name: Hydrangea
Plant Type: Shrub or Vine
Bloom Time: Mid to late Summer
Best Location: Sun or light shade
Soil: Well-drained, fertile
Diseases: Leaf diseases powdery mildew, rust, mold
Pests: Slugs, rose chafers
Propagation: Layering, cuttings
Zone: Varies
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Changing the color of a hydrangea

Changing Hydrangea Color: The Choice is Yours

How to change the color of your Hydrangea plant

There is nothing like walking into a Hydrangea garden and seeing a beautiful palette of blues, pinks and purples.  Here on the farm we use hydrangeas throughout the season for arrangements, centerpieces and to adorn our home.  Our main stock were the parent plants that were placed back in the 1950s when the house was built.  They were massive 8 ft high plants, that we propagated … Read the rest

All About Hydrangeas

Hydrangea is a genus of 70+ species of beautiful flowering plants native to southern and eastern Asia and the Americas. The greatest species diversity is in eastern Asia, notably China, Japan, and Korea. Most are shrubs 3 – 9 feet tall, but some are small trees. They can be either deciduous or evergreen, though the widely cultivated temperate species are all deciduous. Hydrangea flowers are produced from early spring to late autumn; they grow beautiful,… Read the rest
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