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Choose a good variety for your region, care for it properly, and it will reward you with years of stunning summer blooms.
Hydrangea macrophylla encompasses two groups: mopheads, such as 'Forever Pink' (seen here) and lacecaps, which have more delicate flowers.
Hydrangea paniculata ‘Unique’
This cold-hardy species bears flower heads that are broad at the base and rounded at the tip.
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko Blue'
'Nikko Blue' is a vigorous cultivar with large, rounded flower heads of a rich, gorgeous hue.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora'
'Grandiflora' is a fast-growing shrub that can reach 25 feet tall. Flowers are good for cutting and drying.
Big Flowers from Bigleaf Hydrangeas
Learn how to coax your hydrangea into blooms of magnificent color.
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Pia'
'Pia' is a dwarf mophead with globe-shaped flower heads made up of deep rose, 4-inch-wide flowers.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'
The very large midsummer blooms of 'Limelight' turn pink in fall.
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Mathilda Gutges'
Large rounded flower heads shine against a background of deep green leaves.
Native to the southeast U.S., this species features flattened flower heads above heart-shaped leaves.
Plants with Silvery Foliage
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