Where is the best place to plant a Hydrangea?

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  • Shay Shay on Sep 27, 2017
    Hydrangeas do not do as well in full or afternoon sun. So choose a spot with some shade or morning sun.
  • Jana Vaughan Jana Vaughan on Sep 27, 2017
    In the shade with dapple sunlight. It doesn't do well in direct sunlight.
  • Elizabeth Elizabeth on Sep 27, 2017
    I'm on Long Island, NY and all of my hydrangeas get some sun BUT filtered shade --the tree Hydrangeas especially --and are loving where they are while blooming profusely. Full sun might be a bit too strong for them, so filtered sun (under or next to a tree or fence) would likely be best.
  • Ro Ro on Sep 27, 2017
    not on a northern exposure but they are pretty hardy
  • Jo Carolyn Gaertner Jo Carolyn Gaertner on Sep 27, 2017
    In an area that holds moisture. Hydra means water and Hydrangeas do not do well in dry conditions. Semi shade is best. Avoid hot mid-day sun.
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Sep 27, 2017
    hydrangea ideally should be planted in partial shade and will need water on a daily basis
  • Erika Hixson Erika Hixson on Sep 27, 2017
    east side but especially under trees to protect from late spring frosts. I cage my others and use old quilts to protect
  • Catherine Anspaugh Catherine Anspaugh on Sep 27, 2017
    Atay out of the bright sunshine. These beauties need a bit of shade. Make sure you cut it to the ground in the fall to get beautiful new green growth in the spring.
  • Erika Hixson Erika Hixson on Jan 21, 2018
    i do not cut mine as I like the winter “bones”. Plus it depends on if you buy ones that grow on new or old wood.
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