Heavenly Hydrangeas

Is it just me or are the Hydrangeas particularly glowing this year?
  • Jean M
    Jean M Valdosta, GA
    no they are glowing, lovely photos :)
  • MaryAnn D
    MaryAnn D Ocala, FL
    This is the first year in Fl I have been able to grow them.Donot know how to post a pic here.Iput them in pots instead of the ground to.Am shade and pm sun then shade again
  • Mary A
    Mary A Summerville, SC
    Im in the Summerville SC area transplant from northcentral Ohio...I had georgeous hydros in Ohio and they bloomed all summer in direct sunlight and became a bush typle blue plant as tall as my chest.....but here...?...how and where do I plant them...so
  • Nancy Rhodes C
    Nancy Rhodes C Bessemer, AL
    Here are my Hydrangeas when they first started to bloom this year. The sun will get really hot this summer but they somehow keep on blooming. I water them a lot. They would be better off when there is more shade and water near by I think but I won't
  • Kathy C
    Kathy C Powell, TN
    Mine have not bloomed yet but will add a pic as soon as they do.
  • Chris K
    Chris K Urbana, MO
    Mine have never been so full or beauful as they are this year. Must be perfect weather for them.
  • Douglas Hunt
    Douglas Hunt New Smyrna Beach, FL
    Patty, you should definitely buy them from a good local nursery as not all types of hydrangea are hardy in New York. Morning sun and afternoon shade is generally ideal, but the farther north you are the more sun they can take. Good drainage is crucial.
  • Patty M
    Patty M Ridgewood, NJ
    Live in NY.Good light in Spring especially in pm , out front where I'd plant them.Was told not to get them from grocery store just a nursery.Any special treatment to feed em?
  • Nancy Rhodes C
    Nancy Rhodes C Bessemer, AL
    My Hydrangeas are exceptionally beautiful in Birmingham, Alabama this year.
  • Erica Glasener
    Erica Glasener Atlanta, GA
    Patty, where do you live and what are the light conditions?
  • Michelle W
    Michelle W Oceanside, CA
    They prefer an acidic soil. Try mixing in some soil made for Azalea's.
  • Patty M
    Patty M Ridgewood, NJ
    Have planted many hydrangeas but they just don't take.. Any recommendations??
  • Erica Glasener
    Erica Glasener Atlanta, GA
    Yeah Rebecca, you can see it's an easy one because you don't have to prune it.
  • Rebecca D
    Rebecca D Dearborn, MI
    Erica! I have an Oak leaf hydrangea in my yard. The blooms start out white, progress to a mauve and turn copper in the fall! The leaves turn a lovely burgandy too! It grows on old wood so leave it alone. ENJOY!
  • Erica Glasener
    Erica Glasener Atlanta, GA
    Douglas, I have to chime in, oakleaf hydrangeas are great. I have been noticing them around town this spring. Here's a photo for anyone that doesn't know what they look like. Oh, don't prune these unless they get too big, they have beautiful flowers,
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