3 – 9


3 – 12 feet


full sun to part shade

By: Meriel Bradley

I have several varieties of Hydrangea in my garden – it’s a reliable and hardy plant and puts on a beautiful display from spring until fall and then into winter with its papery flower heads.

The flowers come in many colours from pink, blue, rud, white, purple, and green as well as several different shapes and sizes.

Keep them well watered and be sure to give them a feed a couple of times through the summer.

Quick Facts

Grows best with some afternoon shade

Blooms summer into fall

Blooms on either new wood or old wood depending on the variety

Grows 3 – 12 feet tall

Hardy zones 3 – 9

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