Have you noticed your hydrangea not blooming this year? Or maybe it is blooming less than years past? Troubleshoot what happened and learn how to fix it with these tips.
If your hydrangea was received as a gift or purchased with with pretty foil or plastic wrap, the hydrangea is likely a florist or gift hydrangea.These hydrangeas are greenhouse raised to profusely bloom at the point of sale and oftentimes don’t do as well once planted in the garden.
If the hydrangea is getting too much shade, it will not bloom.Hydrangeas generally prefer morning sun with afternoon shade and need at least 4 hours of dappled sun per day. Check your plant's light requirements.
Pruning at the wrong time.
Check the soil.
There's too much fertilizer. Get a soil test and consider whether you are fertilizing the lawn near your hydrangeas. Too much nitrogen in the soil affects flowering.
Recently planted hydrangeas may need more time to establish and bloom. So be patient.