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Hydrangea

Hi,
I have just taken over an allotment and intend to use a large part of it to grow cut flowers. Please can anyone suggest hydrangeas for cutting? Preferably white...
Thank you

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  • ObelixxObelixx Posts: 30,010
    I really like the paniculatas as they flower on new wood made each year so they can be cut back each spring which controls size and maintains vigour.   Lots of white flowered versions tho some fade thru pink to red so you'll need to look them up - Limelight, Candlelight, Vanille Fraise, White Moth, White Lady and so on.

    They will need plenty of well-rotted manure and/or garden compost worked into the soil and a mulch and feed every spring after purning to keep them happy.  Water well before and after planting and thru any dry spells in their first year.
    Vendée - 20kms from Atlantic coast.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
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