The hydrangea is a perennial plant with large flowers, often grown in the south because of the area long, warm summers. Hydrangeas are not hard to grow when you give the plants enough sunlight, it prune properly and supply the water needs. Manipulating the colors of the flowers is possible by changing the pH of the soil.
Hydrangeas grow best in areas that morning sun and shade or partial shade obtained during the afternoon. They can tolerate some afternoon sun, but the leaves are typically want and it will be necessary to water more frequently in the plant. Hydrangeas perform poorly in full sun or deep shade. The oak leaf hydrangea, but is shade-tolerant.
The traditional bigleaf hydrangea blooms from May to early July. Deadhead bigleaf hydrangea once the blooms fade. The oak leaf hydrangea blooms begins in June and lasts all summer. Gardeners will love the flowers of hydrangeas PeeGee in May and June, when the "harvest" variety flowers in August. The smooth hydrangea blooms in May and June, and the hydrangea blooms only during the month of June.
Section PeeGee back and smooth hydrangeas within 6 to 12 inches of soil around the first March or after the last frost in your area. Both hydrangeas will bloom again at this year's wood. Mountaineers and oak types are usually not adjusted unless the plant needs shaping. Prune the bigleaf hydrangea shortly after it blooms, but avoid pruning after the month of August, when the plant is ready for dormancy.
The color of hydrangeas depends on the level of pH in the soil. You can manipulate the color of the flowers soak with a bottom. Change the flower color in pink, mix 1 tablespoon. Lime juice with a gallon of water. Pour it around the base of the plant in March, April and May. Do not soak the leaves, bark or skin, burn like it. A blue flower color, mix 1 tablespoon of change. alum with a gallon of water and use the same method to drench soil.