Below you will find a wealth of hydrangea resources to help you succeed with these incredible plants in your own garden.
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Get to Know the 6 Types of Hydrangeas
There are six main types of hydrangeas commonly grown in North American gardens.
Bigleaf & Mountain Hydrangeas
Mopheads vs. Lacecaps
What’s the Difference?
A simple guide for identifying the differences between the two shapes.
Comprised mostly of papery sterile florets
Star-like fertile florets hidden deep within the flower
Very showy and rather formal in the landscape
Papery sterile florets mostly in a ring around outer edge
Comprised mostly of star-like fertile florets
More of a natural or woodland effect in the landscape
Why isn't my Hydrangea Blooming?
Guide to Hydrangea Sizes & Colors
Great for understanding which hydrangea will fit where in the landscape.
Educational Video Series
Check out our video series playlist for tips and how-tos for hydrangea care.
• Bloom on old wood: do not prune
(Hydrangea petiolaris shown)