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Hydrangea.

07 July 2017 00:38:36

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Early July and hydranges are at their best. It has been such an early season that I wonder what will be flowering in August and September.  I noticed Agapanthus are starting into flower and believe it or not the first Anemone japonica 'Honorine Jobert' has one wide open white flower, a plant that should be flowering in late August. 


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Jacinta D Jacinta D 07 July 2017 08:35:07

I adore that particular section of your garden. The Hydrangeas are stunning.


Jackie Jackie 07 July 2017 08:39:46

Wow Mary thats a fabulous first photo. Great to have the space to grow Hydrangea. Not one of my favourites but I have a couple in the front garden. Yours look amazing


fran m fran m 07 July 2017 08:44:31

Stunning.

The Mopheads you gave me are doing ok, but I think where I planted them is too dry, so their on the 'to move' list.


Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 07 July 2017 08:54:13

I think it was Hydrangea 'Annabelle' that I gave you, Fran. You can cut that down to about seven/eight inches in the spring.


Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 07 July 2017 08:58:22

Thanks for the nice compliments everyone. Jackie, I find that people either like them or hate them. It reminds people of seaside towns when they were young and happy times. 


fran m fran m 07 July 2017 09:20:57

Ehh Mary, I was just testing you...........

Thanks LOL


fraoch fraoch 07 July 2017 12:12:05

Love that first photo.


Dick Dick 07 July 2017 15:40:23

The first photo is great, Mary. I notice you have the two colours among the Hydrangeas.  Is it the case that the pH of the soil is different?


Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 07 July 2017 19:19:23

Dick, I have acid soil, so most of them should be blue. I have bought named ones that were pink, but now seem to be turning to purple.


TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 08 July 2017 00:40:14

Funny you mentioned Honorine - I spotted on almost open this evening!


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