The Q&A Archives: Hydrangea Hardiness

Question: Can I grow hydrangea in upper Michigan? Lucas Baldwin Quinnesec, MI

Answer: It depends on your hardiness zones and where you are located. Unless you're near one of the Great Lakes, you're probably zone 4. The following hydrangeas are hardy to different zones. Remember the zones are only guidelines, Check your local nursery for a more accurate idea of which plants grow well near you. Climbing hydrangeas are hardy to zone 4; Smooth hydrangeas to zone 3; Bigleaf Hydrangeas to 6; Panicle Hydrangea to zone 3; and Oakleaf Hydrangea to zone 5.

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