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Due to the hot weather this is what has happened to my hydrangea. Any advice would be great full 

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  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 28,064
    Water.  5 to 10 litres at a time every evening for a few days and then every 2 to 3 days till you get some decent rain.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • PurplerainPurplerain Posts: 1,053
    edited August 2018
    I would leave the dead flowers untl next April and then cut them off. It's not a disaster as the Hydrangea you have will flower on next years non flowering growth.

    However, you must water it as much as you can now as it will go brittle and die if it dehydrates. Winter should take care of it, but if dry weather comes water it and it will thank you for it and flower well next year.


    SW Scotland
  • I never cut the flowers off til spring anyway so thanks I will give it a good soaking.
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 20,584
    Is it still in a pot, it’s a huge plant and needs to be in the ground, perhaps it is? 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Nanny BeachNanny Beach Posts: 7,902
    Outs is exactly the same, usually has a mass of lovelly big pink flowers, I had been watering it, didnt seem to help, but we have had some decent showers on and off now the past week.
  • Lyn it is in the ground. My aunt use to have them and I love them but so sad to see it like this.
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