October 9, 2019 at 8:49 pm ReplyNo. 1 fan of hydrangeasPrivate messageGreenhorn
Good day! My hydrangea is from a cutting and last summer was its first time giving flowers. It only bears pink flowers but I’ve seen some who have pink, light blue and purple flowers all from one plant. Is there a way my plant can have other colors too? Thanks.October 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm ReplyPeaceful soulPrivate messageGreenhorn
Apart from hydrangea with white flowers, yes, there is a way to change pink flowers to blue ones (or at least to a hue of blue). My neighbors who also love hydrangeas told me the secret (now, not anymore! :)) and that is to increase the acidity of the soil. And this also works vice-versa. If you want to change blue flowers to pink later, then, lower the acidity of soil. Very interesting, isn’t it? Have fun!October 22, 2019 at 2:50 pm ReplyRosalynPrivate messageExpert gardener
We also have hydrangea in our garden and I would like to share that we successfully got blue flowers by increasing the acidity of the soil. Coffee grounds are acidic so you can simply add them to the soil. You can also use mulch from pine barks as they are acidic as well.October 25, 2019 at 4:31 pm ReplyNo. 1 fan of hydrangeasPrivate messageGreenhorn
Oh.. It’s that easy? I’ll keep my coffee grounds for my hydrangea starting tomorrow and I’m looking forward to having blue flowers next year!
This is the advantage of being in a forum. People can share ideas and experiences. Thank a lot guys!
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