21 Ways to Grow Hydrangeas in Containers
Southerners love hydrangeas. The only thing better? Hydrangeas in containers. These gorgeous blooming shrubs are Southern garden staples, and we have plenty of ideas for your hydrangea container gardens this year. Whether you are planting French (a.k.a bigleaf) hydrangeas (Hydrangea macrophylla), smooth hydrangea (H. arborescens), oakleaf hydrangea (H. quercifolia), panicle hydrangea (H. paniculata), or mountain hydrangea (H. serrata), we’ll help you get you containers in top-notch shape and…
When to Prune Hydrangeas, Pruning Hydrangeas | Gardener's Supply
Like many things in the garden, the best time to prune hydrangeas depends on several factors. To get the timing right, you need to identify what type of hydrangea you have. Learn how from the experts at Gardener's Supply in Vermont.
Fabulous and Foolproof
In one of my previous posts I asked everyone to complete a Hydrangea survey to give me a better idea what type of plants I should be looking for, breeding and introducing. The survey was primarily about Hydrangea macrophylla and its cultivars. One comment that caught my attention went something like this: I think instead of forcing Hydrangea macrophylla to do something they weren’t designed to do, we should focus the hardy species that bloom on new wood, like Hydrangea paniculata and…
Hydrangea paniculata Vanilla Strawberry™
Voted top plant of 2010 by the American Nursery and Landscape Association, Hydrangea paniculata Vanilla Strawberry™ is a relative of the classic PeeGee Hydrangea.
Tuff Stuff Ah-Ha® - Reblooming Mountain Hydrangea - Hydrangea serrata
When it comes to blooming, Tuff Stuff Ah-Ha® hydrangea can't stop, won't stop! At first glance, it would appear that we decided to introduce this beautiful mountain hydrangea solely for its waterlily-like double florets. But that's only part of the story - it's also a prolific rebloomer. All summer long, it devotes its energies to creating flower buds on its new growth so that you have a constant supply of fabulous blooms from early summer through frost. Tuff Stuff Ah-Ha® hydrangea will…
Proven Winners - Island Luau combination container recipe containing Lucia® Dark Blue - Lobelia erinus, Supertunia® Limoncello - Petunia hybrid, Supertunia...
Cityline® Rio - Bigleaf hydrangea - Hydrangea macrophylla
Proven Winners - Cityline® Rio - Bigleaf hydrangea - Hydrangea macrophylla blue pink purple depends on soil plant details, information and resources.
'Leading Lady Plum' - Bee Balm - Monarda hybrid
Tuck this early blooming bee balm into the front of your flower border to create a colorful swath of magenta purple flowers. Butterflies and hummingbirds will adore it!
Fire Light Tidbit™ Panicle Hydrangea (Paniculata)
Fire Light Tidbit is a dwarf hydrangea similar to BOBO® for the front of the border with a bun-shaped habit and proportionately sized, rounded blooms. The late-season blooms emerge a creamy, light green-white and quickly begin to turn raspberry pink, creating a pleasing blend of colors not seen before. Fire Light Tidbit reaches 2-3 feet tall and 3 feet wide at maturity, it is hardy in zones 3-8. Plant in partial to full sun in northern climates and part sun (4+ hours daily) in southern…
Rainbow Rhythm® 'Going Bananas' - Daylily - Hemerocallis hybrid
One of the very best reblooming daylilies. Lightly fragrant, lemon yellow flowers open fully just above the relatively short clump of attractive green foliage. Blooms early in the daylily season and continues through the heat of summer into fall. Use in mass plantings or anywhere low maintenance perennials are needed.
French Vanilla Hibiscus | Brecks Premium Bulbs
Romantic ruffles made elegant with a creamy, dreamy colour. Just a glance is all it takes to see that French Vanilla Hibiscus can turn dull displays into fashionable feature beds. Boasting the newest colouration in the SUMMERIFIC® series, the 7–8" blooms boast a rich custard-yellow hue accented with ruffled edges and a prominent red eye. Plus, it retains its yellow tones longer that previous varieties with a similar palette. A compact form and naturalizing habit make it ideal for butterfly…
Summerific® 'Ballet Slippers' - Rose Mallow - Hibiscus hybrid
Huge 7”, ruffled flowers are white with a deep red eye with petals that are edged with blush pink. These feminine flowers are produced all over the polished, upright, shrub-like clump of bright green foliage.