Supporting a large hydrangea - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Bobbie Hall
Jersey Shore PA (Zone 5a)
Question by BobbieinNEPenna
August 28, 2017
I have a hydrangea that the bees, wasps and any flying insect seems to love! I don't know the variety but it is very pretty, kind of pinkish with large conical blossoms. It seems to flop over the blossoms are so large. Has anyone designed a support system? I need something like a huge peony cage. Is there such a thing for hydrangeas? It is hard to mow past it because of all the buzzing bees and I don't want to disturb them.
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Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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A comment from crawgarden
August 28, 2017
You can stake them and use green garden tape to hold the stalks and blooms up. Nice looking hydrangea.

Name: Bobbie Hall
Jersey Shore PA (Zone 5a)
A comment from BobbieinNEPenna
August 28, 2017
Thanks for your response. I thought of the tape but these stems are heavy and thought it might not hold them. I have tried to do that but haven't found a time that the insects aren't there! Will try that I guess early some AM.

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