How much sun for hydrangeas - Knowledgebase Question

plainfield, Ne
Question by cornethiam
June 26, 2010
I planted 3 hydrangea plants in my front yard last year. They are doing great. I would like to plant a few in my backyard but the area I plan to put them only gets about 3-4 hours of sun. Is this enough?

Answer from NGA
June 26, 2010


Actually, 3-4 hours of morning sun is perfect for hydrangeas. They tend to wilt in afternoon sunshine, but you need some sun for good flowering. I'd go ahead and plant them in the backyard. Enjoy!

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