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REPORTING WINTER'S IMPACT ON HYDRANGEAS: PART ONE

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Time to report on winter's impact on my hydrangeas. In early May, I went out to my Zone 5 garden to see what winter had done to my hydrangeas that bloom on old wood: macrophyllas (big leaf) and hydrangea serratas (mountain). I also checked on the quercifolias (oak leaf) and petiolaris (climbing). I held my breath, fearing the worst since we had a brutal 2 week spell of cold temperatures to close out 2017 and begin 2018 in southwest CT:

THE DELIGHTS OF A CLIMBING HYDRANGEA

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In my last blog post, I said I would write next about what happened to my hydrangeas after last winter, but I must tell you first about what's happening right now: climbing hydrangeas are in bloom in my garden and they are fabulous!!
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ARE THE LEAVES ON YOUR HYDRANGEAS STUCK TO EACH OTHER?


Are the leaves on your woodland hydrangeas stuck to each other? Take a look at your 'Annabelle' hydrangea and any other hydrangea arborescens you may have like Incrediball® orInvincibelle®Spirit. You may notice some of the leaves cupped together. It looks like these leaves on my Invincibelle®Spirit.