HYDRANGEAS - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by pvaugh
June 30, 2010
My hydrangeas were blue/purple when I planted them about 2 months ago. They get morning sun afternoon shade and water 10 minutes every day and are turning pale white. Why?


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Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010

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The flowers are aging rapidly, perhaps from the heat or possibly from overwatering. Your hydrangea will be happier with a deep soaking every 3-4 days. Daily watering can keep the roots too moist and stress the plant. Try adjusting the watering schedule and your hydrangea will be happier.

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