Asked on Aug 1, 2013

Hydrenga plant (misspelled)

Catherine SmithDouglas HuntTheresa Horton


my mother has a hydrenga plant and it only produces one flower, why is that? Any suggestions will help.
4 answers
  • Douglas Hunt
    on Aug 2, 2013

    The greatest likelihood is that she has a hydrangea that is not fully hardy in her area or that it is being pruned at the wrong time. But it really is impossible to answer the question without knowing what kind of hydrangea she has.

  • Theresa Horton
    on Aug 3, 2013

    I didn't know there was different kinds and she has never pruned it. We live in upstate NY.

  • Douglas Hunt
    on Aug 3, 2013

    There are many types. Unless she purchased it from a local nursery, I suspect that hardiness is the issue.

  • Catherine Smith
    on Aug 3, 2013

    Your local extension office (found under government in your phone book) should be able to help you determine what type of hydrangea you have and suggest some solutions to your problem.

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