Now is the time to plant perennials, trees, and shrubs in my hardiness zone 5b home garden. I’m pretty excited about some of the fun new plants I’m adding to the landscape this Autumn. One that I can’t wait to experience as we get ready for winter is the Grateful Red Hydrangea. Did you think ‘Grateful Deads’ when you read that?!?! In today’s post, I’m going to share a few tips about growing and planting hydrangeas so be sure to comment below and tell me what you think about this plant!
About the Grateful Red Hydrangea
This is a best seller and bound to be a superstar in your garden this year!
- Totally unique red flowers
- Easy to grow in the shade
- Only available online!
My Grateful Red Hydrangea
How to Plant the Hydrangea
I’m in hardiness zone 5b Ohio so this is the perfect time to plant shrubs and trees as long as you remember water if it is a dry season.
Winter Hydrangea Care
There are several types of hydrangeas. Some bloom on old wood, some on new and some on both. In zone 5, buds on old wood are often frozen during harsh winter weather. The result is a green plant with few or no flowers. Covering hydrangeas is a trick used to help keep the buds from freezing. There are several types of hydrangeas, each having different requirements.
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The only explanation for the blooms finally turning blue after lower the pH of the soil is that this hydrangea did not bloom last year. Maybe if it would have bloomed they would have……