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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Do 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.