hydrangeas

Linda_in_Duluth(7 Atlanta)June 25, 2005

I've not grown hydrangeas before. I have several Endless Summer hydrangeas, and am assuming that the old blooms should be removed as they fade. Is that correct???

Thanks!

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lecorbeau(7b)

Linda,
I had never heard of a hydrangea that flowered all summer! According to the website below, yes, you should deadhead to promote bloom. They also give you more tips on caring for it.
K.

Here is a link that might be useful: endless summer hydrangea

    Bookmark   June 26, 2005 at 3:28PM
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mikeyjoe98(z7GA)

I want to grow some. Do I plant in the fall? And what variety? I live in Rome, Ga.

    Bookmark   June 29, 2005 at 11:49PM
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Dieter2NC(z7b NC)

Linda you can remove the old blooms if you like, it will encourage new growth from which new blooms will come. The endless summer blooms on both old and new wood and Mikeyjoe, fall is the best time to plant in the south.

    Bookmark   June 30, 2005 at 8:10AM
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carthgar

I have had good luck planting during the summer rainy season. That's the best time to root tip cuttings too.

    Bookmark   July 14, 2005 at 8:15PM
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