This product contains
|1||Hydrangea Macrophylla (Blue) - Plant|
|2||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
About Hydrangea Macrophylla
With immense billowy blossoms, hydrangeas flaunt an old-fashioned charm that is hard to resist. Colors also beguile with clear blues, vibrant pinks, frosty whites, lavender, and rose sometimes all blooming on the same plant. The colors of some H.
macrophylla flowers are affected by the relative availability of aluminum ions in the soil. Acidic soils with a pH of less than 5.5 produce blue flowers; soils with a pH greater than 5.5 product pink flowers. White flowers are not affected by pH. Hydrangeas are well known for their large, colorful blossoms, and can be found growing in many areas of the world.There are many species and varieties of hydrangeas, which produce blossoms in a wide array of colors and shapes. They are relatively easy to grow, as long as you plant them in the right conditions as described below.
|Plant Height||12 inch (30 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||5 inch (13 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||All Summer Beauty, Alpengluhen bigleaf hydrangea, Ayesha, Blue Billow, Blue Wave|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||4 to 6 feet.|
|Flower Colour ||Red, Pink, Blue, Purple, White|
|Bloom Time ||Summer, fall.|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy.|
Planting and care
For the first year or two after planting and during any drought, be sure hydrangeas get plenty of water. Leaves will wilt if the soil is too dry.
Be cautious about planting hydrangeas under or near trees, as the large roots may not leave enough water and nutrients for the hydrangeas. Keep an eye on hydrangeas in these positions, and transplant them to a new area if they are struggling to grow or produce flowers.
Hydrangea Macrophylla care
Plant in spring or fall.
Dig a hole as deep as the root ball and 2 to 3 times as wide.
Set the plant in the hole and fill it half full with soil. Water. After water is drained, fill the rest of the hole with soil.
Space multiple hydrangeas about 3 to 10 feet apart.
|Sunlight ||Prefer full sun in the morning with some afternoon shade.|
|Watering ||Water daily for the first few days after planting. Once the plant is established then water when soil dries out.|
|Soil ||Acidic, Slightly Acidic to Neutral, Neutral, Neutral to Slightly Alkaline.|
|Temperature ||Cool to average 45-65F/7-18C.|
|Fertilizer ||Fertilize once or twice in the summer.|
Hydrangea Macrophylla uses
- Hydrangeas are excellent for a range of garden sites from group plantings to shrub borders to containers
Frequently Asked Questions
How Hydrangeas grow?
Most of the Hydrangeas plants grow in any type of soil, but it prefers mostly acidic soil with well-drained, fertile and rich in organic content.
It prefers minimum 3-6 hours of natural bright light and plant grow well indirect bright light for the rest of the day. They bloom mostly in the summer and fall month with beautiful colorful flowers. Water it when the upper layer of the soil feels dry to touch. Check the moisture in the soil before watering it, Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Do not overwater the plant.
Is Hydrangea a flower?
Yes, Hydrangea is primarily grown as flowering plant.
Does Hydrangea need sun?
Yes, it need morning sunlight of minimum 3-6 hours of direct natural bright light is ideal for flowering and plant grow well in indirect bright light for rest of the day
Should Hydrangeas be pruned?
Yes, Hydrangeas need regular pruning in order to remove the old and damaged shoots to encourage new shoots and flowers.
Does Hydrangea grow in shade?
Yes, Hydrangeas can grown in shade wherever minimum 3-4 hours of natural bright light is available.
Do Hydrangeas need sun or shade?
Hydrangeas will grow well in full sunlight and partial shade.
Do Hydrangeas grow in india?
Yes, Hydrangeas grow in many part of India.
How Hydrangeas change color?
Hydrangeas changes its color based on the pH-level in the soil;
Acidic soils with a pH of less than 5.5 produce blue flower and soils with a pH greater than 5.5 produce pink flowers. White flowers are not affected by pH.
Why Hydrangea leaves turning yellow?
The Hydrangeas leaves are turning yellow mainly because of over-watering the plant or lack of water in the soil. Make sure your plant is getting enough amount of bright light
Is Hydrangea perennial or annual?
Hydrangea is perennial plant.
Where Hydrangeas grow best?
Wherever there is well drained,fertile and nutrient rich soil and warm climatic conditions are available Hydrangea grow best
Do Hydrangeas like acidic soil?
Yes, Hydrangea like acidic soil with pH less than 5.5 and also more than 5.5
Hydrangea where to plant them?
You can plant your Hydrangea in your garden or pot where minimum 3-4 hours of direct sunlight are available.
Do Hydrangeas attract bees?
Yes, Hydrangea attract bees for pollination of its flower.
When Hydrangeas bloom?
Hydrangea mainly blooms in the month of May to August and in December - January also.
What Hydrangeas grow in shade?
All these are hydrangeas which are suitable for shade growing like Ayesha, Blaumeise, Blue Enchantress, Glowing Embers, Horwack, Pistachio, Mini Penny, Miss Saori, Nikko Blue, Pink Elf (Pia) Red Sensation etc.
Will Hydrangeas grow in clay soil?
Yes Hydrangea can grow in clay soil.
Is Hydrangea an indoor plant?
You can grow Hydrangea indoor at a sunny balcony or window area where minimum of 3-4 hours of natural bright light is available.
Are Hydrangeas edible?
No Hydrangea are not edible as all of its plant part are poisonous because they contain cyanogenic glycoside.
Are Hydrangeas poisonous to dogs?
Yes Hydrangea are poisonous to dog and they contain cyanogenic glycoside.
Does Hydrangea help kidney stones?
Hydrangea was used widely by the Cherokee Indians and, European settlers to treat stones in the urinary tract. It is known to help remove uric acid accumulations from the body, cleanse the kidneys, and soften deposits. Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines
Is Hydrangea poisonous?
Yes Hydrangea are poisonous and all of its part are poisonous because they contain cyanogenic glycoside.
How Hydrangeas bloom?
Hydrangea need more phosphorus in order to properly bloom and flower,and adding bone meal is a great way to increase the phosphorus in the soil and have more bloom.
Should Hydrangeas be cut back?
Yes, Hydrangeas should be cut back in late winter or early spring, bu cutting back hydrangeas will produce much larger blooms if pruned hard like this each year.
Do Hydrangeas smell?
Hydrangeas flowers have a very lite smell but they are best known for their attractive colorful flower.
Will Hydrangeas grow in pots?
Yes Hydrangea can easily grow in pot with minimum size of 6-10 inch.
Is Hydrangea evergreen?
No, Hydrangea are not always evergreen they become deciduous in cold winter.
Why Hydrangea leaves turn brown?
The Hydrangea leaves are turning brown because of over-watering and excess usage of fertilizer. Another reason is a fungal infection so use any organic fungicide to spray on your plant.
Why Hydrangea not flowering?
The most common reason for not flowering of Hydrangea is pruning, either too much or at the wrong time, So always prune in winter or early spring to get good flowering of hydrangea. Also, make sure your plant is getting enough amount of 3-4 hrs. of Natural bright light. Fertilize your plant with Phosphorous rich organic fertilizer.
Why Hydrangeas have brown spots on leaves?
The brown spot on leaves is Anthracnose disease and it is mainly due to overhead application of water on leaves, so avoid watering your hydrangeas from overhead, and again, remove and destroy diseased plant parts. As well as you can spray neem oil once a week as a primary treatment.
How to prune Hydrangea?
You can prune Hydrangea very easily,to prune, cut one or two of the oldest stems down to the base to encourage branching and fullness. If the plant is old, neglected, or damaged, prune all the stems down to the base. You’ll lose the flowers for the upcoming season, but also rejuvenate the plant for future years.
Always try to prune the Hydrangea in the fall or very early spring.
Sunday, 09 February 2020
Is this plant low maintenance.
Sunday, 24 November 2019
Nice plant and vase. As well. I like it
Sunday, 24 November 2019
This is easy to grow with low maintenance requirements
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