Hydrangeas are excellent for a range of garden sites from group plantings to shrub borders to containers. Varieties abound (every year, it seems, breeders present us with more options!), and gardeners’ expectations of bloom size and color are boundless. To know how your hydrangea will grow, pay attention to the types, defined below. When you know what to expect, delights will be magnified.
“How to change hydrangea flower color” is a common question. Yes, the flowers of Bigleaf hydrangeas can change color based on the soil pH! Blues are best grown in acidic soil; pinks and reds do best in alkaline or neutral soil.