Plant spacing is based on the ultimate width of the plants. This figure is normally given as a range; for example, 3-5’. If you live in a cold climate and/or want plants to fill in more quickly, plan to space at the shorter end of the range. If you live in a warm climate, are on a limited budget, or are willing to wait longer for plants to touch, use the higher end of the range. Using the larger number is recommended when calculating distance from a building or structure. There’s really no such thing as "maximum spacing": if you don’t want your plants to touch, you can space them as far apart as you’d like. All plant spacing is calculated on center, or in other words, the centers of the plants are spaced one half of their eventual width apart:
Unless you are planting in a straight line, as you might for hedges or edging, space your plants in a staggered or zig-zag pattern for a more interesting and naturalistic look:
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I thought these would look so beautiful! I ordered two. I tried one planted one in ground and one in pot. I had the worst luck I tried full sun, sun/shade and shade and both are almost dead. I was just out of guarantee. They did offer me a coupon, however I don’t want to buy a third.
Upon the arrival of the plants I noticed that both were very very thirsty and dry I kept them in their original containers/vases for the following three days and watered them regularly Although one seemed in a reasonable shape the other one seemed close to a final death and lost all of its leaves. I any case I decided to plant both my Hydrangeas in the large vases were they were meant to go. I am happy to say that both are now alive The nearly dead one has now produced a few tiny little leaves on some of the thicker branches and should hopefully survive.
I was impressed with how my 2 small plants were packaged for delivery. They arrived healthy and green and have doubled in size already! I will certainly remember your quality care of plants when I am looking for an out-of-stock or unavailable plant my favorite nurseries aren’t carrying!
I bought it last Year and this Year is blooming - nyc keep it in Big container - so beautifull - highly recomended ..
I was really excited about these hydrangeas and purchased 2 in Spring 2022. Although they were healthy when purchased, neither one made it through the winter. Another hydrangea (Fire Light) I purchased from a different seller can back fine. The zones listed for this plant on this site (and the Proven Winners site) are 6-9. (I am zone 6b.) However, I saw another review on the Proven Winners website, published a few days ago, stating that the plant(s) died over the winter - and I saw another seller listing the plant for zones 7-9. Perhaps think twice if you are in zone 6 - at least until it has a bit longer of a track record?
Hi Catherine! I am sorry to hear that your plants didn't come back this year. We do have a blog post about Hydrangea Q&A's that might be helpful to you! https://blog.greatgardenplants.com/questions-answered-series-hydrangeas/
Also, although you are outside of our 60-day guarantee, please reach out to email@example.com with your order number and pictures of the plant and they can lend the best help that they see fit for you!