We’re having a late spring/early summer show of heavenly hydrangeas at our Clyst St Mary Garden Centre.
At St Bridget’s we grow six different species of hydrangea! The most showy of these are Mop-heads (Hydrangea macrophylla).
Hydrangea plants are versatile shrubs for any garden, they can put up with soils many other plants can’t tolerate so they’re a great go-to shrub for that problem patch.
Hydrangea flowers change colour depending on the acidity of your soil.
Acid soils turns the blooms blue whilst alkaline makes them pink!
When planted in alkaline soils hydrangeas will turn pink in colour.
Hydrangea colourant and simple soil testing kits are available in store though we always suggest checking before making a special journey. Simply email us via firstname.lastname@example.org
Stunning white hydrangeas create a bright impact and work well when underplanted with silver foliage plants like helichrysum.