How are hydrangeas in E. Tennessee?

donnabaskets(Zone 8a, Central MS)August 26, 2008

Hello, folks. I am designing a shade garden for my sister in Kingsport, TN. How do hydrangeas do there? Do flower buds survive the winter on traditional varieties? Anyone have experience with Endless Summer or Blushing bride? Thanks for any feedback you give me.

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amazindirt(7A mid-TN)

Is there such a thing as a garden in East TN without at least one hydrangea??

;-)

In a hard winter they might get frozen back, but mostly they do fine. If you are worried, go with one of the everblooming types that will bloom on new wood, or the native oakleaf hydrangea.

    Bookmark   August 28, 2008 at 11:44AM
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donnabaskets(Zone 8a, Central MS)

Thanks! That's just what I wanted to hear.

    Bookmark   August 28, 2008 at 1:21PM
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