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What is the best way to care for hydrangea plants

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sarah314

Asked by sarah314 at 12:31 PM on Mar. 2, 2009 in Home & Garden

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  • Plenty of water and feeding. You'll find food specific for hydrangeas in the garden shop.

    If they're blue hydrangeas, they'll need plenty of acid to keep them that color, otherwise they'll go pink.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:37 PM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • Check out this:
    http://www.bhg.com/gardening/plant-dictionary/shrub/hydrangea/
    Better Homes and Gardening...Love their site!
    heavenschild99

    Answer by heavenschild99 at 12:42 PM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • The pH levels (acidic levels) in the soil determine the color of hydrangeas you will have. You can change acidity levels at any time to give a marbled color during growing season. It's kind of cool, really.

    Your local plant nursery can help give you tips. It always helps to get local experts talking since the soil in each region is different and may not react the way plant zonings expect.
    Gypsy98

    Answer by Gypsy98 at 1:24 PM on Mar. 2, 2009

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