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BobWallace

I have a one acre property with new construction in southern Delaware. Starting from a blank slate has its benefits and shortfalls. Zone 7b

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Blushing Bride'

  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2019
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BobWallace

Finally got some blooms on this baby. Took a few seasons to get it going after rescuing it from where my mother originally planted it. Really took a sun beating with our stupid hot streak this year though. But still going strong.

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BobWallace

So this decided to die up... and this is how I feel about it. https://youtu.be/CYksb4MyiAs

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ladeebug

Cute cartoon

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kimguy

Mr. Hydrangea your behavior is unacceptable!!!

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moore.794

sad but thanks for all the flower show pictures

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BobWallace

I’ve been having sh!t luck with hydrangeas since this past summer. 🤷🏻‍♂️

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BobWallace

Inflo starting to bud. This was cloned from a mother plant I dug out of my mom’s yard. Started it a little too late and had to over-winter it inside. It should be very ready to plant in its permanent home come May 1st.

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diggergurl

Beautiful

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BobWallace

It was the last standing after my Chesapeake Bay retriever decided they were there for him to pee on. As you can imagine, just about any plant in a pot doesn’t stand a snowballs chance with an animal peeing in it. I was so so mad.

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terrimclaughlin

I’m thinking of trying hydrangeas. There such a pretty flower and my agriculture professor grows them!! Your right about my Camellia but it said 0-10 for cold hardiness but that’s probably in the group🤔🤔😢. So I guess I’ll repot her very soon in a larger pot with a lot of cedar mulch and keep her protected on my back porch. I might put her in front and cover with plant cover blanket at night

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terrimclaughlin

@BobWallace. I hate when my dogs want to pee on my pots. Thank good I only have short but all males. A Yorkshire Terrior a pug and a 26 lb. mutt who isn’t so bad about peeing on my pots but he learned better these other guys are slow learners but usually my pots aren’t that small. I didn’t realize your new. I’ve been with GT since spring of 2017 I think. There’s so many great kind plant/flower people who’ll help with advice,tips,website,laughter it’s great.

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BobWallace

@terrimclaughlin what zone are you in? You’re probably okay with the Camellia potted south of Z7. I’m fairly confident in saying that. In zone 7 I wouldn’t say it’s out of the question but not reliable over time. We do have our harsh ones. Yes I am new here. Ive kinda been looking for a gardening community to ask questions when I need to. And fill the winter void that sets in for us folks in colder climates. I stay so on top of my gardening, I have very few things going on growing wise.

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jennlamaye

@BobWallace you’re in the right place! 😉 I like to check out the recommended people link and sometimes change the location to worldwide so that I can see some blooms on the warm/sunny side of the world right now. 😉

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