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Is hydrangea a bush or plant?
|Common Names||Hydrangea, hortensia|
|Botanical Name||Hydrangea spp.|
|Plant Type||Deciduous shrub|
|Mature Size||Up to 15 ft. depending upon variety|
What is a hydrangea classified as?
|Family||Hydrangeaceae – hydrangeas|
|Genus||Hydrangea L. – hydrangea|
Is a hydrangea a non flowering plant?
Hydrangeas grow well in partial shade, but too much of it and they won't flower. While these plants traditionally grow wild in the understory of forests, they still receive some dappled sun in their natural habitat. If yours is planted in a spot where it isn't receiving enough sun, you won't see blossoms.
Is hydrangea a state flower?
The oak-leaf hydrangea, Hydrangea quercifolia Bartr., is hereby designated and named as the official state wildflower of Alabama.
Is hydrangea a native plant?
Facts. American hydrangea (aka smooth hydrangea) is a deciduous shrub that grows to 5 feet (1.5 m) tall. Native to most of eastern North America, the few populations in New England are considered introduced, as they are mostly recorded from disturbed areas.
Why does hydrangea not flower?
The primary reasons hydrangeas don't bloom are incorrect pruning, bud damage due to winter and/or early spring weather, location and too much fertilizer. Hydrangea varieties can be of the type that blooms on old wood, new wood or both. Old wood is the current year's growth and new wood is next year's (spring) growth.
Can hydrangeas survive in hot weather?
The hydrangea species that are native to the southeast U.S., such as the oak leaf hydrangeas (Hydrangea quercifolia) and smooth hydrangeas (Hydrangea arborescens), still typically prefer moist soils but can tolerate summer heat better. The most adaptable hydrangea is the panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata).