Hydrangeas flower in summer. Large deciduous shrubs that must be planted in shade. For true blue flowers, hydrangeas need neutral to alkaline soils ph. of 6.5 or higher. They grow well under trees and along the west side of your home so that they are protected from the midday sun.
- Plant in acidic soil
- Require large amounts of water
- Also known as the “Christmas Rose”
- Will grow into a large shrub of 3 metres tall