Want to grow hydrangeas this year? Learn the basics of hydrangea care to get the most out of their flowers with these simple tips.
Plant hydrangeas in the proper location. In general, hydrangeas prefer shadier spots where they receive morning sun and afternoon shade. But it really depends on the variety you grow so read the plant tag.
Hydrangeas prefer well-draining and rich soil with lots of organic matter.
When planting a hydrangea, determine the right planting location by selecting an area with fertile soil and ample room for the shrub to grow. Consider what the overall size will be and understand the light conditions of the spot.
Hydrangeas have few pest and disease problems but make sure they get the proper amount of light and are planted in well draining soil to avoid black spot, powdery mildew and rust spots.
In general, hydrangeas do not need to be fertilized. Focus on good quality soil instead to feed plants.
Follow along to learn more about how to grow and enjoy hydrangeas.