Hydrangea Highlights

Hydrangea Highlights

Most gardeners rank hydrangeas among the most popular flowering shrubs. They all have characteristic beauty and stunning blooms in common but each has distinct traits that differentiate it from the other cultivars. For any beginning gardener, the most important thing...
Enchanting Annabelle

Enchanting Annabelle

Imagine new shoots in spring emerging upward, yielding enormous creamy white flowers in July. This is Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’. She is the best known of the arborescens and very much loved by gardeners North and South. First noticed in a woodland...
Hydrangeas For Fall Color

Hydrangeas For Fall Color

We all love the big colorful and showy blooms of hydrangeas in the summer. The variety of shapes, colors and sizes is one reason they are so popular. Is there anyone who can’t find a hydrangea to love? There is at least one to fit everyone’s space and...
Does Bobo Dance Too?

Does Bobo Dance Too?

Hydrangea Paniculata ‘Bobo’ ‘Bobo’ Hydrangea When I saw Bobo bloom out with her first huge white flowers in June, I thought the compact, yet dramatic form was not unlike a ballet tutu upside down. Out of curiosity, I quickly grabbed one of my art books and flipped the...
Awestruck by Bloomstruck

Awestruck by Bloomstruck

Ahhhh….hydrangeas, they are among my many weaknesses. Bob and I have planted Limelight, Vanilla Strawberry, Peegee, Annabelle, Endless Summer, CityLine, and Invincibelle Spirit in our garden. I love them all. Now another temptation. Hydrangea Bloomstruck arrived last...