Hydrangeas are one of the most beloved plants in our gardens and for good reason—they are gorgeous. Many gardeners have questions about pruning, colour changes (pink or blue), basic care, transplanting, and how to get stubborn ones to bloom. This simple guide describes the 6 basic types of hydrangeas, so you can know which ones you are growing and how to best care for them.

Tips for Growing Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are one of the most beloved plants in our gardens and for good reason—they are gorgeous. Many gardeners have questions about pruning, colour changes (pink or blue), basic care, transplanting, and how to get stubborn ones to bloom. This simple

Hydrangeas are a classic flower that are a favorite amongst florists and gardeners. Their large, round flower heads are what distinguish them from other flowers. But did you know that there are five main types of hydrangeas? Although blue and purple hydrangeas are one of the first colors that come to mind, most species are …

Types of Hydrangeas: A Visual Guide

A guide to the seven main types of hydrangeas including: mopheads, lacecaps, and oakleaf hydrangeas.

Name: 'Little Lamb' (Hydrangea paniculata 'Little Lamb') Hydrangea type: Panicle Growing conditions: Plant in full sun to part shade. May not need pruning but if needed, cut in late winter or early spring before growth begins. Average water requirements. Tolerates drought. Fertilize in early spring with a time-release fertilizer for trees and shrubs. Size: 4 to 6 feet tall and wide Zones: 3 to 8

Heavenly White Hydrangeas

The Complete Guide to All Hydrangea Types | Plant Addicts

The Complete Guide to All Hydrangea Types | Plant Addicts

Massive Fluffy hydrangeas

This Incrediball Hydrangea is HUGE! I got to spend yesterday afternoon nursery hopping in Boise, ID!

Hydrangea Identification - knowing which type dictates how they are pruned. Look before buying to get the variety that fits your style...and look before whacking to maximize bloom!

Hydrangea Identification - knowing which type dictates how they are pruned. Look before buying to get the variety that fits your style.and look before whacking to maximize bloom!

These beautiful, shade-loving shrubs also thrive in pots. Get planting and growing tips, plus find the best hydrangea varieties for pots with help from HGTV.

How to Grow Hydrangeas in Pots

These beautiful, shade-loving shrubs also thrive in pots. Get planting and growing tips, plus find the best hydrangea varieties for pots with help from HGTV Gardens.

Magical Candle Panicle Hydrangea.. Magical Candle's large white flower heads seem to glow, even as they age to a soft yellow to lime green color. Great as a cut flower, Magical Candle shows off from midsummer to fall.

Heavenly White Hydrangeas

It was only a matter of time before someone noticed that some panicle hydrangeas' blooms are conical but more rounded, like a candle flame.

Twist-n-Shout Hydrangea #flowers on both old and new growth all summer long. Gorgeous blossoms of #pink or periwinkle #blue, depending upon your soil type, encircle the abundant blooms that feature a lacy deep-pink center.

Twist-n-Shout Hydrangea flowers on both old and new growth all summer long. Gorgeous blossoms of pink or periwinkle blue, depending upon your soil type, encircle the abundant blooms that feature a lacy deep-pink center.

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Heavenly White Hydrangeas

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Blushing Bride Hydrangea type: Bigleaf Size: 3 to 6 feet tall and wide Zones: 4 to 9

How to Care for Hydrangeas | Types of Trees and Shrubs | HGTV

Hydrangea Cheat Sheet

See HGTV Gardens' favorite hydrangea varieties, plus get growing and planting information on growing the classic shrub.

Twist N Shout Hydrangea, Bigleaf Lacecap Hydrangea

This exceptional hydrangea has sturdy red stems that support pink or periwinkle blooms, depending on soil pH.

Limelight Hydrangea Tree.  This Hydrangea Tree grows up to 6-8 ft. tall & 4-5 ft wide. They bloom in early summer & have long-lasting flowers that turn to pale & blushing pink in autumn.  Carefree, durable & resistant to both pests & diseases.  Zones 3-8.  Drought tolerant once established.  Adapts to most soil types!

A simple visual guide to help identify the main types of hydrangea as well as answers to commong questions about growing, pruning, transplanting, winter care, and changing colors between pink and blue.

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