Several types of hydrangea are native to North America including oakleaf.
Many Hydrangea varieties develop lovely red to dark purple & mahogany fall color. Peely bark adds winter interest on some species. Flower Color: Blue & pink flowers of Bigleaf Hydrangeas, Hydrangea macrophylla change color depending on soil pH.
Low pH is acidic = blue flowers; Higher pH is more alkaline = pink flowers; Mid-range pH = purple flowersMissing: Florence OR. Deservedly popular, Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora' or 'PeeGee' is a large, upright, deciduous shrub or small tree with conical flower panicles, up to 18 in.
long (45 cm), packed almost entirely with sterile florets. Showy, the creamy-white florets become pink-tinged as fall shrubdigging.clubess: What's My Zone? Fall Anyone can grow the native Hydrangea arborescens, or smooth hydrangea, even in a chilly Zone 3 garden. Incrediball hydrangea is an improvement of a garden classic with massive blooms that are held aloft on sturdy stems. The white flowers age to an attractive green,extending garden interest into fall.
Sep 02, Caring for Fall Bloomers. Fall-blooming hydrangea maintenance is nearly identical to the care required for spring- and summer-loving breeds. They typically enjoy sun (Hydrangea Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Best time to plant hydrangeas. Fall is the best season to plant hydrangeas, followed by early spring. The idea is to give the shrub plenty of time to establish a healthy root system before blooming. The best time of day to plant is early morning or late afternoon.
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