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Growing Hydrangea

Person Author: Lajos Szabo Calender July 28, 2012 Posted Tags: , , Comment No Comments

Hydrangeas are native to southern and eastern Asia and America. Hydrangeas thrive this year as they enjoy all the rain and cooler temperatures. There are so many different species, subspecies and cultivars available today that even experienced horticulturalist could not say the exact number. Most varieties are from the species Hydrangea macrophylla, paniculata and quercifolia. The most well know hydrangeas are the mopheads, which change colour on different pH soil and have a full, mop like flower head. Lacecaps have two types of flowers, big sterile flowers surrounding small fertile florets. Cultivation They grow well in most type of soil, although I found that heavy clay will affect their growing in a negative way. They are the happiest on fertile, well drained soil. Hydrangeas

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