Hydrangea Mania with Shirley Bovshow
Shirley Bovshow’s Picks For New Varietals Of Hydrangeas:
Endless Summer Hydrangea- The Original
"Endless Summer, The Original" is the most important innovation. Is it's the first repeat flowering big leaf, mop head hydrangea that blooms on old and new growth. It has big, showy flowers that range in color from fresh blue to a lively pink, depending on the pH level of your soil. And it grows to 3.5 x 3.5 feet.
Endless Summer- Blushing Bride
Pure white blooms with semi-double florets gradually mature to a sweet, pink blush- use as decor in wedding. It has disease and mildew-resistant foliage. Strong stems and branches keep the plant upright in the garden, and make it a perfect flower for cutting.
Twist-n-Shout Endless Summer Collection
The Twist-n-Shout is a re-blooming lacecap hydrangea that blooms early summer through fall. Foliage on Twist-n-Shout®, turns from green to red to maroon in autumn. Inner florets are fertile, outer florets are sterile.
These last two hydrangea varieties are distributed nationwide through Hana Bay Flowers. You can find them at garden centers and markets. This is a brand new selection that ages to lime green color. This series is from the Netherlands by a company that specializes in cut flowers. The stems and the flowers are so tough; they almost feel like latex flowers.
These hydrangeas are mop head blooms held high on thick, with upright stems emerging bright, fuchsia pink, or violet blue, that ages to a reddish pink with lime green markings. Interesting cut flower- plant ages to its final shade, lime green, a new favorites of many brides.
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