Why aren’t yours blooming?
often, you may have bought the wrong type. The following
lists break down some types that need shade and a few
that do not require it. And, yes, these are their actual
Those that need shade—such as Mopheads &
Position these types with north/northwestern exposure
avoiding southern sun. They will get burned by the
Those that can handle the sun—such as Paniculata:
frost can burn flower buds and prevent them from
blooming. When this is the case, there is not much you
can do. Unless you have something like a Limelight,
which can be pruned-back forcing new flowers to grow.
Correct pruning is very important. Certain types, such
as Mopheads and Lacecaps, set buds for the next season
in late summer, so prune these only before August to
avoid removing next year’s flowers.
more information on how to choose and care for your
Hydrangea, stop down to W&W Nursery and Garden Center.
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