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Types of hydrangeas – The complete guide

Types of hydrangeas – The complete guide

Hydrangeas are a favoured flower among gardeners and florists alike, distinguished by their round flower heads and beautifully coloured blooms. Most people do not realize that there are five main types of hydrangeas. While most people think of these blue, purple, and pink flowers, the majority of hydrangea blooms are actually white. The leaves on the plants can vary from big leaves to oak leaves all of which display beautifully bright colours throughout the fall. In order to figure out…

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The best hydrangeas for shade

The best hydrangeas for shade

Hydrangeas are a great shrub for any garden, offering dozens of varieties with all manner of leaves, growth sizes, and colors. Where do you start though, if you have a heavily shaded yard or garden? Can hydrangeas grow in shade? Absolutely. In fact, many of the most common varieties like mophead and lacecap are perfect for shaded regions or shaded environments. Which varieties of Hydrangea grow in shade? Hydrangea aspera Climbing hydrangea Mophead hydrangea Lacecap hydrangea Hydrangea Aspera Rough-leaved hydrangeas,…

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Climbing Hydrangea (Hydrangea petiolaris) Growing Advice and Tips

Climbing Hydrangea (Hydrangea petiolaris) Growing Advice and Tips

Climbing Hydrangea quick facts Common Name: Climbing Hydrangea Genus: Hydrangea Species: Anomala Variety: Petiolaris Will grow well in shaded, semi-shade and even sun The flower on old wood so pruning to hard or late Spring will reduce flowering Will grow in fertile moist but well-drained soil They reach 1500cm (50ft) tall They are early flowering from June to August Ideal for cover walls and fences Produce Lacey white flowers They don’t need pruning except to control the size if needed…

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