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Hydrangea

All about hydrangeas

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

How to change the color of your Hydrangea plant

Two years ago we propagated our favorite flower, the Hydrangea.  We wanted to create a variety of bloom colors for our Hydrangea loving customers, and to grab attention at the farmers market.  Well, it worked.  How did we do it?So, unlike most flowers, the lacecap and mophead hydrangeas can changes colors.  Fortunately for us, it is as easy as changing the soil pH.  Hydrangeas are… Read the rest

All About Hydrangeas

Hydrangea is a genus of 70+ species of beautiful flowering plants native to southern and eastern Asia and theAmericas. 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