Gorgeous Varieties of the Hydrangea Bush
If you love to garden and appreciate beautiful color, the hydrangea bush is certainly worth considering. This particular bush comes in numerous varieties, each offering something special. Most of the blooms are large and they come in different hues of purple, pink, and blue, as well as white, which are stunning and the perfect option for creating a garden or flowerbed that is noticed. The following are some of the more popular varieties available.
Hydrangea All Summer Beauty - When mature, this hydrangea bush can reach four feet high and five feet wide. The bush needs to be planted where it will receive full sun and during blooming times, the flowers are pink, purple, or blue. The bush does best in zones 5 to 9 and for a healthy plant, it needs good soil and seasonal pruning.
Hydrangea Blue Bunny – The flowers produced on this bush are stunning. The bush will grow between two and four feet at maturity and should be planted to receive full to partial sun. The flowers are a gorgeous blue and white, thus the name. Best of all, the large round flowers and fuzzy green leaves will bloom every year without fail when planted in zones 6 to 9.
Hydrangea Cityline Paris – This hydrangea bush is also gorgeous, producing dainty pink to reddish flowers. The bush does best in zones 5 to 9 where it will grow to a height of two to three and a spread of one to two feel. This particular variety needs soil that is well drained, as well as full to partial sun. The foliage is glossy and because of the way the flowers grow, pruning is never required.
Hydrangea Incrediball – Of the most spectacular varieties, this hydrangea bush is simply amazing, a true favorite. At maturity, the bush can reach five feet tall and wide. The best zones are 4 to 9 and the flowers are white. However, the size of the blooms is what makes this such a remarkable choice, flowers that emerge from a lime green color and then change to white. However, with blooms reaching 12 inches in size, the bush is enough to make you the envy of everyone.
Hydrangea Penny Mac – Another of the larger varieties for a hydrangea bush, this one can grow to eight feet fall and four feet wide. The soil needs to be moist but well drained and the bush will grow best in zones 4 to 9. The flowers are a gorgeous shade of blue, which will continue blooming until frost. In some instances, the flowers will end up a deep purple shade but no matter the color, the blooms can grow to seven inches across.
Hydrangea Pinky Winky – The last hydrangea bush we want to recommend is this variety, which is also a larger choice, growing to six to eight feet tall and wide. This bush works well in all types of soil but it needs full sun. The best growing zones are 4 to 8, which would yield blooms up to 14 inches in length. Unlike other varieties of the hydrangea bush that produce round blooms, this bush has tall, pointed blooms, each boasting 50% more flowers than other varieties. With this, the dark pink flowers that eventually turn to white are spectacular.