Drying Hydrangea Blooms - Knowledgebase Question

Mattapoisett, MA
Question by ppanek404
July 28, 1998
How do you dry Hydrangea blooms?


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Answer from NGA
July 28, 1998

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When the flowers have fully opened, cut them from the shrub, along with 8-10 inches of stem. Hang them upside down to dry in a cool, airy place, out of direct sunshine. The flowers will not retain their color, but will turn a dusty or grayish hue. You can use spray paint to brighten them up when they're fully dry.

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