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Deadheading endless summer hydrangea plants

Deadheading endless summer hydrangea plants

If you want to help your Endless Summer hydrangea to achieve better blooms and overall increased vitality, one thing you can do is deadheading. How to deadhead endless summer hydrangeas The Endless Summer hydrangea is very similar to other bigleaf hydrangeas as it needs consistently moist soil, partial shade, and while it is classified as an endless bloomer, with flowers between early summer and fall, it will respond quite well to deadheading. Deadheading is a process of removing the dead…

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Do I cut back hydrangeas after frost

Do I cut back hydrangeas after frost

Hydrangeas are an eager shrub. They start to push out new growth once warmer temperatures are felt, but then when the weather drops again, it can cause serious damage to that fresh growth. This is especially risky for bigleaf hydrangeas. That said, it is important to take care to protect your hydrangeas when unexpected frost happens. Typically, with bigleaf and oakleaf hydrangeas you would prune the plants each year immediately after flowering in the summer. The reason for this is…

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How to grow hydrangeas – everything you need to know

How to grow hydrangeas – everything you need to know

Hydrangeas are full of old-fashioned charm with the large flowerheads. These elegant and beautiful shrubs are easy to cultivate, they tolerate most soil, and most interesting of all is that the abundant blooms come in all colors ranging from clear blue to frosty white, all the way to vibrant pink, and you can even control to some degree the colors that you get on one plant. Growing hydrangeas is much simpler than other plants in the payoff is much bigger…

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When to deadhead hydrangeas

When to deadhead hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are a beautiful shrub, one that is known for the quintessential blue and pink blooms of the mop head and lacecap varieties. These shrubs can grow almost anywhere with very little maintenance and their blooms are stunning. Some varieties don’t just stop there, they offer beautifully colored leaves throughout the fall. But what about when the flowers have died? What do you do then? Deadheading Once your hydrangea flowers have died you can remove them and this is called…

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When should hydrangeas be pruned

When should hydrangeas be pruned

Hydrangeas are a beautiful shrub that comes in many varieties and offers outstanding flowers and foliage throughout the spring and summer. But deciding when to give your hydrangea a manicure is based on the type you have and the purpose you are fulfilling. So, when do you prune hydrangeas? What time of year to prune hydrangeas Pruning hydrangeas should typically take place after your flowers have grown and before the new bud blooms are showing themselves. Hydrangeas do not require…

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