Information About Hydrangeas

Known for their lush foliage and supersized, ever-changing blooms – blue in acidic soil, pink in alkaline and the white varieties too – growing hydrangeas in the landscape can be a rewarding experience. But what happens when hydrangea problems occur? What about pruning issues? Not to worry. The following information provides hydrangea growing tips and everything you need to know about hydrangea care. Read on to learn more.

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Best Hydrangeas For Shade Gardens

By Teo Spengler

Do hydrangeas need full sun? What are the best hydrangeas for shade? Click here to find the answers.

Endless Summer Bigleaf Hydrangea Bushes That Keep On Blooming

By Susan Albert, Freelance Garden Writer

Want hydrangeas that bloom all season long? Endless Summer hydrangeas are the ones for you. Click to learn more.

Tips For Pruning Endless Summer Hydrangea Bushes

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Endless Summer hydrangeas are all the rage, but how do make sure they keep blooming? Click here for Endless Summer pruning tips.

Tips For Pruning Oakleaf Hydrangea Bushes

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Large, showy oakleaf hydrangeas appreciate being properly pruned. But how do you prune an oakleaf hydrangea? Click to learn how.

Tips For Pruning Hydrangea Trees In The Landscape

By Teo Spengler

Read all about when and how to prune a panicle cultivar tree hydrangea.

Benefits Of Planting Hydrangeas In The Fall

By Teo Spengler

Spring is all well and good, but fall might be a better season to plant hydrangeas. Read on to find out why.

Late Blooming Hydrangea Varieties For Fall Color

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

It’s great to have beautiful hydrangeas that keep on blooming into the autumn months. Read about fall-blooming hydrangeas.

Easy To Grow Hydrangeas For Every Landscape

By Amy Draiss

Want to grow hydrangeas but don't know where to start? Read on for no fuss, all thrills hydrangeas for any landscape.

Spring Hydrangea Care: 5 Tips for Happy Hydrangeas

By Amy Draiss

Our 5 top springtime tips for happy hydrangeas will provide information on pruning, feeding, transplanting, mulching and more.

Pink Hydrangea Varieties: How To Pick A Pink Hydrangea Bush For Your Yard

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Gardeners often search for pink hydrangea varieties. But finding a true hot pink hydrangea variety may be more difficult than you expect.

Potted Hydrangea Tree Care: Growing A Small Tree Hydrangea In A Pot

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Hydrangea in pots make lovely patio companions. Most tend to grow large and shrubby, but with the right care and pruning, you can create a pretty little flowering tree in a pot.

Should I Prune My Hydrangeas In The Fall?

By Amy Draiss

It's fall and your hydrangeas are still looking great! But should you prune your hydrangeas now, or wait for the spring?

Lacecap Hydrangea Shrubs – How To Grow A Bluebird Hydrangea Plant

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

The Bluebird hydrangea plant is prized for its moderate size and lovely light blue flower clusters. Read on for more info.

Lacecap Hydrangeas: Growing Mountain Hydrangea Shrubs

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Native to regions of Japan and Korea, Hydrangea serrata is often referred to as mountain hydrangea. Read on for more.

White Hydrangea Flowers: Learn About White Hydrangea Bushes

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Hydrangea bushes are a long-time favorite. White hydrangea varieties can create a fresh new look in the garden. Learn about them here.

PeeGee Hydrangeas – Care Of PeeGee Hydrangea Plants

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Learning about PeeGee hydrangea care will help homeowners decide whether growing this shrub in their yard is doable. Click here for more info.

Potted Hydrangea Houseplant – How To Care For Hydrangea Indoors

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Can hydrangea grow indoors as a houseplant? Yes, you can! Click this article to learn how to care for hydrangea indoors.

Hydrangea Hedge Ideas – Tips For Making A Hydrangea Hedge

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Learning about using hydrangeas as a hedge can help growers decide if making a hedge row is right for their garden. Click here for more info.

Preserving Cut Hydrangea Blooms: How To Make Hydrangeas Last Longer

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Among methods of keeping cut hydrangeas fresh is the process of dipping stems in boiling water or alum. Learn more about these methods here.

Hydrangea Botrytis Blight Disease: Treating Gray Mold On Hydrangea Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Hydrangeas are rarely bothered by pests or disease, although hydrangea botrytis blight can occur. For more information and prevention, click here.

Powdery Substance On Hydrangeas: Powdery Mildew Hydrangea Treatment

By Amy Grant

Dealing with hydrangeas having powdery mildew renders them less than lovely. Learn about hydrangea powdery mildew and its treatment here.

Hydrangea Flowers – When Do Hydrangeas Bloom

By Amy Grant

When do hydrangeas bloom? This seems like a straightforward enough question, and yet it isn’t. There is no one definitive hydrangea flowering season. When a hydrangea flowers depends on a few things. This article will help explain.

Do Hydrangeas Rebloom: Learn About Reblooming Hydrangea Varieties

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Once they have performed their flower show, hydrangeas stop blooming. This is frustrating to those that want to get their plants to rebloom. Do hydrangeas rebloom? The plants bloom once annually, but there are reblooming hydrangea varieties. Learn more here.

Hydrangeas That Are Evergreen: What Hydrangeas Are Evergreen

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

What hydrangeas are evergreen year-round? Are there hydrangeas that don’t lose their leaves? There aren’t many, but evergreen hydrangea varieties are stunningly beautiful – all year. Click the following article and learn more about hydrangeas that are evergreen.

Different Types Of Hydrangea – Learn About Common Hydrangea Varieties

By Teo Spengler

Many people equate hydrangeas with bigleaf hydrangeas (Hydrangea macrophyllia), those stunning shrubs with rounded inflorescences big as a grapefruit. But there are actually a wide variety of hydrangea plant types that might interest you. Learn about them here.

Dwarf Hydrangea Plants – Choosing And Planting Small Hydrangeas

By Teo Spengler

Hydrangeas are among the easiest flowering plants for a backyard garden, but they can grow into very large shrubs. Those with smaller gardens can still enjoy these plants by planting smaller varieties. Learn more about dwarf hydrangea varieties here.

Hydrangea Ringspot Virus: Controlling Ringspot Virus On Hydrangeas

By Laura Miller

As the name suggests, hydrangea ringspot virus (HRSV) causes round or ring-shaped spots to appear on the leaves of infected plants. However, identifying the causative agent of leaf spotting in hydrangeas is difficult. Click here to learn more about this hydrangea issue.

Spots On Hydrangea Leaves – How To Treat Hydrangeas With Leaf Spots

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Hydrangeas are a favorite flowering shrub of many, with big blooms and attractive foliage. However, spots on hydrangea leaves can ruin the beauty and infect other shrubs too. Learn how to treat the hydrangea leaf spot disease and make your plant beautiful again here.

Common Hydrangea Diseases : Tips On Treating A Sick Hydrangea

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Diseases of hydrangea are typically foliar, although root and flowers may also become infected. Ailing hydrangea symptoms often start at the leaves, even if the affecting disease is root or insect based. The most prevalent causes of a sick hydrangea are described in this article.

Growing Hydrangeas From Seed – Tips For Sowing Hydrangea Seeds

By Teo Spengler

If you are looking for a new garden challenge, try growing hydrangeas from seed. Click on the following article for information on planting hydrangea seeds and tips on how to grow hydrangea from seed.

Mophead Hydrangea Info – Guide To Mophead Hydrangea Care

By Teo Spengler

Mopheads are the most popular type of garden shrubs, and the unique shape of their flowers has inspired many common names. Growing mophead hydrangeas is easy as long as you follow a few simple rules. This article will help with that.

Winterizing Hydrangea Plants: Tips On Preventing Winter Kill In Hydrangeas

By Teo Spengler

Hydrangea cold tolerance varies among varieties, so you may need to think about winterizing hydrangea plants. Winter kill on hydrangeas is not a pretty sight. Learn how to protect hydrangeas from cold in this article.

Lacecap Hydrangea Care: What Is A Lacecap Hydrangea

By Teo Spengler

The mophead is the best-known variety of hydrangea, but the lacecap is also lovely. This similar plant offers a more delicate blossom, and is just as easy to grow as its more famous cousin. For more information, this article will help.

Hydrangea Plant Companions – Tips On Planting Next To Hydrangeas

By Teo Spengler

If you are thoughtful about planting next to hydrangeas, you'll find shrubs and flowers that complement these plants. This article contains some tips on what to plant with hydrangea. Click here to get started and learn more.

What Is A Tree Hydrangea: Learn About Growing Hydrangea Trees

By Teo Spengler

If you are interested in growing hydrangea trees, click this article to learn about Pee Gee hydrangeas in the landscape. They are simply stunning.

Hydrangea Container Care – How To Care For Hydrangea In Pots

By Liz Baessler

Can hydrangeas grow in pots? It?s a good question, since the potted hydrangeas given as gifts rarely last more than a few weeks. The good news is that they can, as long as you treat them right. This article will help get you started.

Moving Hydrangea Bushes: How And When To Transplant Hydrangea

By Liz Baessler

Transplanting hydrangeas is a common occurrence and not hard to do. Let's learn more about how to transplant hydrangea shrubs. This article will help get you started so you can be successful with moving your hydrangeas.

Oakleaf Hydrangea Info: How To Care For An Oakleaf Hydrangea

By Teo Spengler

Oakleafs are native to the United States, unlike their famous cousins with pink and blue "mophead" flowers, and are tough, cold hardy and drought resistant. Click this article for more tips on how to care for an oakleaf hydrangea.

Deadheading A Hydrangea: Removing Spent Blooms On Hydrangea

By Liz Baessler

The process of removing fading blooms diverts the plant?s energy from seed production to new growth. Hydrangeas especially benefit from deadheading, as long as a few simple rules are followed. To learn more about deadheading hydrangea blooms, click here.

Smooth Hydrangea Care: Learn About Wild Hydrangea Shrubs

By Teo Spengler

Wild hydrangea shrubs are more often called smooth hydrangeas. They are deciduous plants native to the southeastern United States. Click here for information about growing smooth hydrangeas in your garden.

Sun Tolerant Hydrangeas: Heat Tolerant Hydrangeas For Gardens

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Hydrangeas are appreciated for their ability to thrive in cool, moist shade, but some types are more heat and drought tolerant than others. For more tips and ideas about hydrangeas that take heat, this article will help.

Hydrangea Leaves Turning Purple: Treating Hydrangea Leaves That Turn Purple

By Kristi Waterworth

The sudden appearance of purple leaves on hydrangeas can be alarming. Read this article if you own a hydrangea with purple leaves to learn about common causes and how to fix.

Why Hydrangeas Droop: How To Fix Drooping Hydrangea Plants

By Kristi Waterworth

Although easy to care for once established, droopy hydrangea plants aren't uncommon as young plants are coming into their own. If your hydrangeas are drooping, read this article to learn about ways of managing them.

Hydrangea With Green Flowers – Cause Of Green Hydrangea Blooms

By Jackie Rhoades

While their normal summer-blooming color is blue, pink, or white, we all notice those green hydrangea flowers at some point in the season. Why do hydrangea flowers bloom green? Find out in this article.

Fertilizing Hydrangeas: Hydrangea Care And Feeding

By Jackie Rhoades

How to feed hydrangeas is a common concern. Hydrangea care and feeding are fairly simple once you learn some basic rules. Learn what those are in the article that follows to ensure healthy hydrangeas.

Hydrangea Color – How Do I Change The Color Of A Hydrangea

By Heather Rhoades

Can you change the color of hydrangea flowers? Yes you can, and it's actually easy. Click here to learn how.

Reasons And Fixes For A Hydrangea Not Blooming

By Caroline Bloomfield

Disheartened because your hydrangea won’t bloom? A hydrangea not blooming can be frustrating. But usually when a hydrangea won’t flower, it is a common problem with some simple solutions. Click this article for tips on getting your hydrangea to bloom.

Hydrangea Propagation – How To Propagate Hydrangeas From Cuttings

By Heather Rhoades

While hydrangeas produce spectacular flowers, they rarely, if ever, produce seeds. Because of this, propagating hydrangeas is typically done from cuttings. Read this article to learn how to root hydrangea cuttings.

Hydrangea Winter Care: How To Protect Hydrangeas From Winter Cold And Wind

By Molly Lavins

Proper hydrangea winter care will determine the success of next summer's blooms. The key to hydrangea winter protection is to protect your plant. Find what you need to do for your hydrangea in winter here.

Prune Hydrangea Bushes: Hydrangea Pruning Instructions

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Since there are various types of hydrangea bushes, pruning instructions may vary slightly. Pruning hydrangea bushes is not necessary unless the shrubs have become overgrown or unsightly. Click here for more.

Growing Hydrangeas – Hydrangea Care Guide

By Caroline Bloomfield

This quick guide to hydrangeas will get you on the road to growing these beautiful plants in no time. Read all about hydrangeas here.

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