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Does Endless Summer hydrangea bloom all summer?
Endless Summer hydrangea macrophylla require very little pruning day-to-day, so you are able to simply enjoy the beautiful plants. These perennial hydrangeas bloom on growth from the current year as well as previous years, which allows for the re-blooming throughout the summer.
Why don t My Endless summer hydrangeas bloom?
There are a few main reasons that you may not see blooms on your hydrangea bushes: sun exposure, over-watering and over-fertilizing. Endless Summer® hydrangeas prefer morning sun and afternoon dappled shade. If they are planted in full sun, it may be too hot and intense for the blooms to produce.
How big do Endless summer hydrangeas get?
Endless Summer Hydrangeas are compact, growing 3-4 feet tall with a 3-4 foot spread.
Are Endless summer hydrangeas blue?
The Original Endless Summer Hydrangea is the first hydrangea that blooms both on the previous year's branches as well as the new season's growth. This shrub has beautiful blue or pink flowers spring through summer. The color of blooms depend on soil pH, which can be amended using an acid fertilizer in the early spring.
How do you protect Endless summer hydrangeas in the winter?
Stop all applications of fertilizer after August 15th to acclimate the plant for winter. Keep the soil moist through the fall months until the ground is frozen. Cover the plant with a four-inch layer of organic mulch (wood mulch, leaves, etc.). There is no need to cover all stems to the tip or to cut them back.
What is an everlasting hydrangea?
Originally introduced for the cut flower industry, Everlasting® is a somewhat compact hydrangea at home in container gardens and at the front of perennial borders. The stems are sturdy and won't flop under the weight of flowers. As the name would suggest, blooms are long-lasting both on the plant and in vases.