bigleaf hydrangea

  • hydrangeas for the south

    Stunning Hydrangeas for the Southern Garden

    Hydrangeas (Hydrangea spp. and cvs., Zones 4–10) seem to be a necessary part of every Southern garden. Those big, billowy blue flowers under tall trees in shady gardens look cool…

  • new hydrangea

    The New Fairytrail Bride® Hydrangea Offers an Off-the-Charts Performance

    A breeding breakthrough, Fairytrail Bride® is the first hydrangea with the ability to produce flowers from every leaf joint, and it has a unique trailing habit to boot. White lacecap…

  • beautiful hydrangeas

    Beautiful Hydrangeas for Every Garden

    There is perhaps no more iconic flower than the hydrangea. Whether it’s the massive blossoms of the bigleaf varieties (Hydrangea macrophylla and cvs., Zones 5–9) or the interesting star-shaped blooms…

  • Design

    Returning to a Fabulous Garden

    It's always wonderful when Linda Skyler sends in more photos of her incredible garden on Bainbridge Island (start checking out her previous GPOD posts here), so I’m happy to have…

  • Design

    The Best New Hydrangeas

    If you grew up on the East Coast as I did, you know that hydrangeas are an iconic plant. I dare anyone to visit Cape Cod in the summer and…

  • Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko Blue'

    How to Get Big Flowers from Bigleaf Hydrangeas

    The right mix of light, nutrients, and water, plus winter protection can ensure abundant blooms

  • all about hydrangeas

    All About Hydrangeas

    Everything you need to know about hydrangeas, all in one place.