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Hydrangea Info
Frequently Asked Questions
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Good Books
  Hydrangeas for American Gardens
Encyclopedia of Hydrangeas
Hydrangeas in the North: Getting Blooms in the Colder Climates
Hydrangeas: Cape Cod and the Islands
Complete Hydrangeas
Hydrangeas: A Gardener's Guide
Hydrangeas, Species and Cultivars: v. 2
Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs
Vince Dooley's Garden: A Horticultural Journey of a Football Coach
Hints and Tips
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How do I interpret the plant descriptions?
  Please click here for a list of definitions for terms used to describe our hydrangeas.
How do I prune?
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Sizes of plants we ship.
Our 1-year plants have been grown in a 3.5” pot for at least one growing season. The root ball is approximately 3” by 3” and foliage is typically 2 to 4”. Our 2-year plants are growing in a trade 1-gallon container for at least one growing seasons. The one-gallon plants have a root ball of approximately 4 inches and foliage can be 4 to 12” in height. Our 3-year plants have been grown in a 2-gallon or a 3-gallon container for at least one season. The root balls are approximately 6 to 8 inches and foliage can be 12 to 24” in height. We do not force our plants out of their normal growing cycle so if you are receiving plants in early spring or late fall, they may be leafless or some state less than full leaf. We cut our hydrangeas often to spur new growth and a better branch system so heights vary by time of year and of course, by variety. Remember, hydrangeas grow quickly and the more branches your hydrangea has, the more blooms. Heights indicated in the catalog are the ideal mature size with annual pruning. Sun tolerance in the catalog is for an established plant. Please protect newly planted hydrangeas from the sun until well established. We do not ship hydrangeas in bloom but will do our best to send plants that have buds in the spring. We do not guarantee our plants will bloom but we will do everything in our power to send you plants that will bloom.