Wednesday, June 12, 2013

A Spectrum of Hydrangeas

All Hydrangeas in the post are the same cultivar; colors differ according to location.




















 
 

6 comments:

  1. Beautiful hydrangeas. All the hydrangeas in my neighborhood just started blooming this week.

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  2. Those hydrangeas are simply perfect!
    I can't do the mopheads here very well with out lots of extra care.
    I can do my Endless Summer because it is right next to the hydrant...
    anything else would be a lost cause I am sure.

    Yours are stunning.

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  3. This is my understanding of hydrangeas...if they are white or green...you can't change their color. Do you use aluminum sulfate or is your soil naturally acidic?

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  4. Wow! You grow them to perfection!
    David/:0)

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  5. My soil is naturally acidic. The Hydrangeas that have a little pink to them probably got some lime leached from a nearby limestone rock or a piece of urban stone or when I gave the lilies a spoonful of lime.

    I try to not add unnecessary chemicals. People on Garden Web are continually writing about how they burned their Hydrangeas with aluminate sulfate.

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  6. My pink hydrangeas are gorgeous, and I love them, but I am always quite jealous of of you acid soil blue hydrangea people! LOL

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I look forward to comments and questions and lively discussion of gardening and related ideas.



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