18 Excellent Landscaping With Hydrangea Ideas

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Landscaping with Hydrangeas is popular due to its captivating display of beautiful flowers and foliage for a long time. Here’re 18 ways to do this!

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1. Boost Curb Appeal

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Hydrangeas have a long blooming season and a beautiful display of flowers, so planting them outside your house in the front garden is a good idea to create an alluring vista.

2. Increase Privacy

Hydrangeas come in so many varieties and sizes. You can grow an appropriate one according to your climate and zone. Hydrangea, due to its thick foliage growth, is a good plant if you want more privacy. Consider your sitting area in the garden–if you want to cover it for privacy, grow hydrangeas around it.

3. Display Stunning Combinations


You can create beautiful container arrangements by growing hydrangeas with other plants with similar growing requirements, just like the blue pot above, consisting of hydrangea, alyssum, and dichondra.

4. Create an Illusion of Enlarged Spacelandscaping with hydrangea (13)_mini

Beautiful and colorful! Grow hydrangeas near the walls or boundaries of your garden. Hydrangeas come in cool colors, and cool colors, when used near the boundaries, borders, and walls, create an illusion of enlarged space.

5. Grow Them in Containers

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Grow hydrangeas in pots to add a dab of color in the smallest of spaces of your garden and home. Another advantage is that you can also keep them indoors during frost.

6. Best Fence Cover Plants         hydrangea in landscape (2)_mini

Grow hydrangeas closer to your garden’s fencing to hide the ugly and boring appearance. You can also grow climbing hydrangea, although it is a slow grower but grows similar to other climbers.

7. Perfect Flowering Plants for a Small Garden


Hydrangeas are perfect for growing on a small patio, terrace, or balcony garden. You can grow them in decorative planters and fancy containers and exhibit them in the most visible part of your garden.

8. Go Well with Pathways

Stunning view of hydrangea flowers blooming all along the walkway. As garden paths look vapid alone, you can add some colors to them by growing hydrangeas along with them.

9. You Don’t Need a Garden to Grow it

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You don’t need a garden to grow hydrangeas. You can keep it alone in a spot where it will receive full sun but shade in the afternoon to create a lovely display.

10. Try Them in Hanging Baskets

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Hydrangeas are slightly difficult to grow in hanging baskets, but nothing is impossible. In hanging baskets, they look enchanting and resemble a colorful chandelier.

11. Ideal Shrub for Garden Borders

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White hydrangeas looking serene and complementing the simplicity of this front garden

Hydrangeas look elegant and attractive in garden borders and add charm in summer. You can also grow them in partial shade under the slight shadow of a tree.

12. Your Best Focal Point

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Grow hydrangeas in a large, distinguish planter and place it in your garden from where it will capture the eyes of visitors. This is a great idea to create a focal point for your garden.

13. Create Flower Beds

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Beautiful front garden with flower beds of hydrangeas growing all across the lush green lawn is captivating

You can create flower beds of hydrangeas. If you want to grow other flowers with it, choose from those that require similar conditions to grow. You can grow foxglove, impatiens, and black-eyed susan with the hydrangea.

14. Plant Hydrangeas with Foliage Plants

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If you have a patio garden, grow hydrangea there and adorn it with its multiple colors. Plant it in the spot where it will not receive full scorching sun, plants like hosta and heuchera can go well with it.

15. Grow this in a Balcony, Patio, Rooftop, Even on a Windowsill


Growing hydrangea in a pot is extremely popular. You can grow it easily in a balcony garden or anywhere you want–it looks beautiful.

16. Create a Japanese Garden

landscaping with hydrangea (11)_miniDo a Japanese garden like set up with stone, pebbles, and bamboo mats and grow hydrangeas there as hydrangeas are native to oriental countries, it is a good idea to use this plant in a Japanese garden.

17. Perfect for Window Boxes

You can grow dwarf hydrangea varieties in window boxes either alone or with other ornamental plants.

18. Best Entrance Plant


Hydrangeas are one of the best flowering plants to grow on the entrance. You can grow them in large pots in front of your door to boost your exterior.

Cool Fact: The color of hydrangea flowers can be manipulated by simply altering the pH level of the soil.

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Landscaping with Hydrangeas is popular due to their captivating display of beautiful flowers and foliage. If right growing conditions are provided, it is also an easy to care shrub.

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  1. it is nice and inspirational.But what good is it without the names of each Hydrangea pictured. I would hate buying one and find out it is a lighter color version than the one I saw in the picture. Names please


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