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What are the best hydrangeas to grow?

While several species of hydrangeas thrive in shade, panicle hydrangeas (Hydrangea paniculata) are the best for growing in full sun. These summer-blooming shrubs produce large clusters of white flowers for several weeks. The showy blooms fade to shades of pink or red before drying to beige.

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Hereof, what is the easiest hydrangea to grow?

Oakleaf varieties are the easiest type of hydrangeas for beginners to grow. Why are oakleaf hydrangeas so easy? They aren't picky! Oakleaf hydrangeas can tolerate colder weather, handle more sun, withstand drought, are more disease/pest resistant and grow in sandy soil better than other hydrangeas.

Secondly, which is the best white hydrangea? Choosing the Best White Hydrangea arborescens): 'Annabelle' is the most popular variety. Smooth hydrangeas flower best in full sun, but southern gardeners should site the plants in part shade.

Thereof, can any hydrangeas take full sun?

Most hydrangeas prefer only morning sun. Yet one type of hydrangea can soak up the sun all day: the panicle hydrangea. While they can stand the sun, these do just fine in partial shade, too. Here are the best hydrangea varieties to grow in full sun.

How big do hydrangeas get?

They're easy growers, reaching up to 15 feet tall. Smooth hydrangeas are also known as snowballs because of their large white clusters of blooms.

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