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Old 05-31-2009, 11:53 AM
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'Endless Summer' Hydrangea


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Could you tell me how you managed to get pink, lilac, and pale blue blooms on your hydrangea at the same time?
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Old 06-01-2009, 10:42 AM
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beats me! no idea what's up with this one bush, it seems to be unable to decide which color it wants to show LOL... here is another Endless Summer Hydrangeas I keep in a big pot, bought at the same time from the same vendor. This one always blooms pink:

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Old 06-01-2009, 11:15 AM
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Gorgeous GT!!!


How do you take care of yours in the pot? What size is the pot? How often do you fertilize? ect ect ect .....lol I have mine in a pot and this is the first year for me to grow them and I am curious you see. TIA
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Old 06-01-2009, 01:07 PM
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Old 06-01-2009, 05:48 PM
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thanks girls
shade with morning sun, lots of water, but good drainage (in the pot), fertilize 4 times a year with slow release fert., and the pot, hmm, I started out with a 3 gallon and over the years bumped it up as needed.
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Old 07-29-2009, 06:29 PM
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SmileEndless Summer Hydrangea


The reason for the color difference:

Pink blooms in more alkaline soils while you will get blue blooms is more acidic soils.

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Old 07-31-2009, 08:06 AM
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thanks Dawn. I am playing around with used coffee grounds. I believe this to be the reason why the one has the nice blue-ish hues, compared to the other in the pot which is not getting any coffee grounds.
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Old 07-31-2009, 03:44 PM
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Before I moved my Niko Blue it was half pink and half blue. The pink side got a little more sun. I moved it and have been feeding it coffee grounds and even the part that gets more sun is pure blue now.
I thought my endless summer cutting hadn't made it thru the winter but they both did. Still small so no blossoms this year but I'm sure they will be beautiful next year. My goal is to have it as lovely as yours GT.
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