a potted hydrangea how to plant outside zone 9

roksee(Benicia SF Bay Area)March 3, 2014

hello I received a potted white hydrangea as a b/day gift and I have to plant it outside but am nervous as I have never grown hydrangeas..... I am in zone 9 (94510) but on the Bay in Northern Ca. It is somewhat windy here .. hot in summer and pretty cold in winter, lately (38- 40 at its coldest) can someone give me some direction?
thanks,
Lynne

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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

I think you'd get the most useful advice asking on the Cali forum.

Here is a link that might be useful: California Gardening forum on GardenWeb

    Bookmark   March 4, 2014 at 11:12AM
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hoovb zone 9 sunset 23

I just planted mine in the ground as if it was a plant from the garden center. It's thriving.

You may want to accustom it to outdoors gradually as it probably came from a grower raising them in a glass house or shade house, but it shouldn't be any problem to grow and be big and happy.

    Bookmark   March 4, 2014 at 11:18AM
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roksee(Benicia SF Bay Area)

Thank you for all info....

    Bookmark   March 6, 2014 at 2:11AM
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