Hydrangeas Fading Blooms Are Beautiful

When I grew hydrangeas in my New England yard, my favorite time of year was end of summer. The blooms would begin to fade and change color. Sometimes they didn’t look all that great, and at other times the Fall colors could be even more beautiful. I didn’t have pink flowering hydrangeas. Mine bloomed white…

The Ever Changing Hydrangea Flower – August Blooms

Hydrangeas could be called the great, morphing flower.  From the time they bloom in June and July until Fall arrives, the flowers undergo amazing and wondrous changes. My white flowering “Blushing Bride” is showing some unusual color combos as it ages.  The once all-white huge flower is now mostly green with some pink on each…

Growing Green Hydrangeas

There are a couple of ways to end up with green hydrangeas in your yard. I say “end up with” because to my knowledge most hydrangea flowers don’t start off being green, but turn green at some point. The blue flowers on my shrub would naturally turn light green with shades of lavender once the…

Green Hydrangea Flowers

At the end of the growing season, which is September or October where I live in New Hampshire, the hydrangea blooms have turned some unusual colors. Depending on the fertilizer and summer weather, the flowers can be bright blue or more of a pinkish green and fade to dark purple or green. It’s what I…