Facts about hydrangea

The hydrangea is a delicate, sensitive flower that has a special charm. Classic beauty and Mature style made them very popular.

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Let’s examine the facts that will interest every lover of hydrangeas:

  • In Latin, this flower called the Hydrangea, which means the container of water. And as the name implies, these shrubs like water. They prefer moist, well-drained soils. And do not like direct sunlight, so they should be planted in a partially shaded place.
  • Their color depends on the pH of the earth. It is possible to control independently the color of hydrangeas by adjusting the acidity and alkalinity of the soil.
  • Hydrangeas bloom from Raney spring to autumn. Their peak flowering time is approximately 3 weeks during the season. And they change color as they age.
  • Homeland hydrangea Japan. This flower is believed, comes from Japanese mountainous Islands. And now is the great diversity of hydrangeas in Japan, Korea, Indonesia and the Himalayas.
  • Hydrangeas wilt quickly after being cut. To prolong the flowers life, they should immediately be placed in water and then in a bowl of boiling water for 30 seconds. And then put in a vase.
  • They mean gratitude and sincerity. A deep sense of hydrangeas, combined with their beauty and fragrance makes them a popular choice for wedding bouquets and arrangements of the decor.
  • After aging they do not lose beauty. Not throw away the hydrangea immediately after drying, they look amazing and like this.
  • Hydrangea flowering shrub. There are three main shrub species, and they differ in the shape of flowers. The most recognized type is the hydrangea paniculata. Its inflorescences are tapered. And consist of many tiny flowers surrounded by petals.