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Black-Stem Hydrangea Black-stem hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nigra') has beautiful mophead flowers, but as its name suggests, the stems are what stand out. They are a dark purple-black color that contrasts against the green foliage and pastel blue or pink blooms. It grows 6 feet tall and wide. Zones 6-9
Flowers of Limelight hydrangea vary from pastel green in cool climates to creamy white in the South, or as summer heat progresses. In autumn the trusses may turn pink. It makes a dense, deer-resistant screen and requires no special care. Name: Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' Growing Conditions: Full sun to part shade; moist well-drained soil Size: To 8 feet tall; 4-6 feet wide Zones: 4-9
Hydrangea paniculata is the easiest hydrangea to grow. In late summer and autumn, this rugged shrub produces fluffy clusters of white flowers that fade to shades of pink and green. Many cultivars, such as 'Tardiva', can be successfully trained into a standard, or miniature tree form -- perfect for a large container or just about any landscape spot. Name: Hydrangea paniculata Growing Conditions: Full sun or part shade and well-drained soil Size: To 10 feet tall and wide Zones: 4-8
Hydrangea paniculata is the easiest hydrangea to grow! More best summer-blooming shrubs: www.bhg.com/...
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Spruce up a wall or fence with this elegant Climbing Hydrangea which produces beautiful, fluffy white flowers in summer. More of the best perennial vines for your garden: www.bhg.com/...