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How to Care for and Choose Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas come in a staggering array of shapes, sizes, and varieties. Knowing which of these flowering shrubs will do best in your backyard is the first step to success with this beautiful bloomer. Plus get tips on how to care for hydrangeas.

Ceanothus. beautiful! don't know if it will grow in the south but the color is spectacular!

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5 beautiful bushes to plant in the yard. good for privacy and very easy on the eye! such pretty colors! buddiea(pink),forsythia spectabilis(yellow), spirea arguta(white), ceanothus yankee point(blue), and weigelia(burgundy)

fast growing flowering hedges | flowering shrubs http://www.viewsfromthegarden.com/2012/03/bridal-wreath-spirea.html

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Exochorda - deciduous shrub with May blooms, will thrive in most free draining soil but prefers full sun. As with most spring flowering shrubs, prune straight after flowering.

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A combination of flowering shrubs planted in a row to create a colorful hedge, a shelter for birds & insects as well as providing privacy. The shrubs provide blooms from late February until the end of summer. The fully grown height in cms for each is: A: Buddliea- Pink 125-150, B: Forsythia Spectabilis - golden 150-250, C: Spirea Arguta - white 150-200, D: Ceanothus Yankee Point - Blue 125-150, E: Weigelia - burgundy red 125-175. Source: www.gardens4you.co.uk

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Oak Leaf Hydrangea. Great flowering shrub that also has beautiful fall foliage.

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Zierstrauch 'Plumbago', 2 Pflanzen

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