When to cut off dead blooms on hydrangeas

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  • Cynthia H Cynthia H on Jan 08, 2018
    I try to cut them off as they dry out. They make lovely cuttings for wreaths and bouquets.

  • Chriss Grijak Chriss Grijak on Jan 09, 2018
    In MI which is zone 5, it’s done in the spring. If done in the fall, plants will not bloom in the spring - will just have lots of leaves!

  • Chriss Grijak Chriss Grijak on Jan 09, 2018
    In MI which is zone 5, we remove them in the spring. If done in the Fall, your new growth will only be lots of leaves!

  • Karen Bond Hinson Karen Bond Hinson on Jan 09, 2018
    I cut them continually throughout the season and in the late fall when they are finished blooming here in SC