Back to Alice & quercifolia in gen - I'd rather be forewarned than be lamenting later on. I ended up getting a small Annabelle Hydrangea that will take a few years to get to a decent size I suppose. However we get a frost again sometimes even in May zone 5. Be sure your plants are getting at least three hours of dead-on sun each day. IA was still green then.). I planted a small mophead hydrangea there and we've had beautiful blue-ish flowers the past 3 years. Prune out winter- damaged stems in late winter or early spring. Can be pruned down heavily although it is usually recommended to prune stems in 3 years... First prune the 1/3 longest in year 1. Bloomstruck™ hydrangea is the newest addition to the Endless Summer® collection of reblooming hydrangea, and does it ever live up to its reputation of endless blooms and more!. Looks a bit like Purple Teirs, does she?I'm eyeballing the spot I have in mind and it is quite sunny there now, after all the trees have shed for Winter - how would BB do there until the area gets the shade back in early Spring (will still have early AM sun then )? Here's why: - Performance - thermoelectric units generally cannot cool beyond 25-30 degrees colder than the ambient environment - so for red wines, assuming you're trying to maintain 55 degrees inside the wine cooler, the max temperature outside the cooler cannot be more than 80 degrees. Plant in well-drained, moist soil rich in nutrients. Location with 3-4 hours of tentatively morning sun in a summer most likely will become a 6-8-10 hours of sun in a winter and such exposure most definitely will dry flower buds or even the whole branches by the spring, thus you'll have a huge non-blooming plant in a best case scenario.Sorry for the doom and gloom, but that is how I see it. Sorry for going against the grain on this thread, but as a manufacturer of wine cabinets and wine refrigerators we think it's a mistake to use a thermoelectric cooling system for anything larger than 24 bottles. Bear in mind that the NIkko blue is up against the south side of our house in what I like to call the "zone 6 garden". Wine refrigerators are available at all ends of the quality spectrum - for example, we've built our Loft wine refrigerators to be at the high end of the spectrum - and with a little bit of research, you should be able to find a compressor-based model that is quiet, energy-efficient and powerful enough to do the job. Beautify your garden all season long. UMass Extension Landscape Message November 6, 2020. I love them, but the 'one' that I previously bought has hardly ever bloomed. I planted it right away and crossed my fingers. Foundation plantings for a split level, zone 5, does anyone know what this plant/tree is? Are you a zone 4 or 5 Endless Summer gardener that gets flowers to bloom on new wood of an Endless Summer Hydrangea? Or get a hydrangea book written by Dr. Dirr. Two subsequent frosts nipped the emerging leaves, but it is putting out others, furhter down the stalks so I am hoping it will pull through. Comment About Pruning Endless Summer Hydrangeas are very forgiving and will not suffer if left unpruned, or if pruned at the wrong time. Plant the hydrangea here unless the sun bakes this space in the summer. The Endless Summer ® Collection consists of five beautiful re-blooming hydrangeas. As to shrubs, ninebark is very interesting as are the various colored dogwoods and native virburnums. Another thing to consider is to concentrate on plants that are native to your area. Adam I grow Endless Summer and LOVE it...I also have a conical shape hydrangea that is enormous and was here when I bought the house. The Hydrangeas Forum has quite a lot of information. If the garden looks good in winter, it will look good all year round. The blooms are usually white and turn a shade of pink; then you get some greens and other pinks before they brown out. The 2 Tardivas I planted in Fall'05 survived Winter w/o protection & bloomed beautifully this year. Lo and behold! I live in the Monadnock Region of southern New Hampshire and that is Zone 5, or 5a, to be more specific. Single Zone? Other favorites include Limelight (many awards), Endless Summer, and Kyushu. While most hydrangeas do best in shade, varieties of Hydrangea paniculata prefer sunny spots. Or they hate it because this vaunted plant never lived up to its hype. They are supposed to flower on new growth and be, well, endless right? So have no clue as to why its not blooming I did finally plant the Endless Summer hydrangea and I have to say I am impressed. You're absolutely right that the past two winters have been quite harsh (2003-4 was brutal for us). Neither picture show whole beauty of the plants, but you might got an idea.Tardiva:{{gwi:251689}}. Endless Summer Summer Crush Hydrangea Care. I have Annabelle. Simple instructions on how to get the most blooming power from your Endless Summer® Hydrangea If you want to grow an Endless Summer or one of the other repeat-blooming hydrangeas and you live in a zone 4 or 5, here are some tips for success. I am expecting a Hydrangea quercifolia 'Sikes Dwarf' to arrive next week.Best of luck with yours. Rebecca & gardenbug many thanks for reviving this thread!!! She just keeps getting bigger and better every year. Re: 'Blue Billow'.It wasn't me who touted it, but Hayseedman reported that it blooms RELIABLY for him in z6 WITHOUT any protection.In my z6b garden I don't protect any hydrangeas except trying to chose location wisely, and indeed B.Billow bloomed for me the last three years on a row, including very cold winter of 2003/04. I didn't think that H quercifolia would be hardy for z5 - I have a shady spot and am thinking of Blue Billow (highly recommended byEgo45) or 'Alice' a quercifolia - would anyone have her & share joys or woes? But also 'Penny Mac', 'Dooley', 'Decatur Blue', 'Oak Hill' and 'David Ramsey'. Most zone 5 hydrangeas bloom best when they get about 4 hours of sun each day and prefer moist, well-draining, somewhat acidic soil. I found wonderful inspiration in books by Susan Roth: "The Four-Season Landscape" and "Weekend Garden Guide". Fertilize in early spring with an acid fertilizer if blue blooms are desired. 1 2 3 Next Page View All. These two were purchased last September (late for putting a newbie in the ground), and are about 4' tall each. Endless Summer hydrangeas grow in zones four to nine, according to the United States Plant Hardiness Zone interactive map. In colder parts of the country the flowers that are formed later in the fall on new growth might not have time to open before the first hard frost. Although not required, prune Endless Summer Hydrangeas in early spring. Best Hydrangea For Zone 5. To be on the safe side, if you live in a cold zone with a typical Northeast winter, your hydrangea should be hardy to at least Zone 5. 'Endless Summer', of course. I believe I’m in zone 5. And I fell in love with Hydrangea quercifolia 'Snowflake'. Alaok - how big has your BBillow H grown in 6 years? Even though I am on the edge of zone 6, the past few winters sure seems like a zone 5. NH) for about 5 or 6 years now. She flops a lot, but its a look. When all else fails, plan a summer trip to Cape Cod…here it’s practically a law that blue hydrangeas be planted in every landscape. If you want to grow an Endless Summer or one of the other repeat-blooming hydrangeas and you live in a zone 4 or 5, here are some tips for success. My “Endless Summer” hydrangea plants have been in their zone 4b site (Mn) for several years. One is coming back just fine, and the other is 'late' to say the least. Ego45 -Wow, is there a H that does not grow so beautifully in your heavenly garden? I have Hostas, coral bells, and 3 colors of Lamium as ground covers and Lily of the Valley in that 40X6ft shade strip. they are looking promising and I have hopes for the pretty flowers. It arrived in mid April already leafing out. (I think Dirr says that 'David Ramsey' may be identical to one of the other varieties. Flowers appear throughout spring and summer. Spring/early summer planting is highly recommended for z5-6.Second, of all hydrangeas, young oakleaves are the most succeptible to root rot while still can't stand drought.Therefore, one have to find PROPER watering regimen to satisfy this requirement. She has such beautiful brilliant Fall colors (pic in M Dirr's H bk) would she be z5 hardy? Don’t let the flowers wilt or they will brown and disappear quickly. If you have a location that gets morning sun and afternoon shade, that would be ideal. Trim off any winter-damaged or dead stems throughout the year. Only cut out the dead stems…don’t prune canes that are living back, no matter what you see your neighbors doing. I should look into PW & SD that you suggested but perhaps I should stick with Blue Billow. A landscaper friend is discouraging us from planting them, saying they get 6-10' tall and may not survive the winter. I see now new growth on it while the Endless Summer is already budding out... My tree-form Annabelle has been thriving for years in zone 4. I'm quite sure it was late spring freezes that have caused the bloom-less summers, so I've been looking for any alternatives for zone 5 growers. Your local library may have copies. Its a sure thing! on Alice quercifolia - I saw a few while in NC, over a month ago (my son planted one in Spring) tho were just starting their change to Fall attire by the time I headed back home (by the way it was a glorious 2day drive, truly a feast for the eyes & soul, nature's awe inspiring, brilliant Autumn display through 6 states!!! I ran into Tardiva last year at H Depot and the H bug got me!!! I am not sure it has made it through the winter. These floriferous shrubs are used extensively in landscape design as colorful accents or specimens, natural hedges and buffers, or in groupings in landscape borders and home foundation plantings. The word "shade" is itself a shady character, its meaning ranging from leaf-dappled light to sunless caves under the misty mountains' cold. For me the secret to getting good blooms is to not do any pruning until you can see the green bud forming, than only prune as necessary, up here or down here depending on your reference that works out to late May or early June. The plant on the left is ‘Endless Summer’ and the shrub on the right is ‘Penny Mac.’ They both flower on new and old growth but all the flowers you see in this photo were formed last year. I just hope it overwinters. Endless Summer hydrangea are known to bloom 10 to 12 weeks longer than average Hydrangea macrophylla plants and show well in colder climates … Endless Summer hydrangea spacing depends on the effect you want. Probably the most sun tolerant of all hydrangeas; can easily handle full sun in the northeast. They are hardy to USDA zone 4, and they are valued for their ability to bloom even in cool climates. You could start this rejuvenation pruning when the leaves fall in the Fall (so you can easily see inside the shrub) and when the plant has gone dormant (less stress on the plant). After all it's a z7-8 (NC, GA) native plant.First, it need 2-3 years in ground to become fully established. Nikko and her varigated cousin didn't fare so well, I fear. Ideal as an accent plant or in the shrub border. Can't remember which one.) Quart Southern Living Plant Collection 2096Q 2.5 Qt-Jubilation Gardenia Blooming Shrub, White, Green A 'Samantha' and oakleaf hydrangea from NEWFS, and an 'Endless Summer' bought locally, which already has blooms on it, but was the most expensive for a 1 gallon size. Still planning on a paniculata purchase, just haven't decided on which one yet. Ego45 - Many thanks for your very generous feed back on my ??? Take the covering off in April or whenever your nighttime temperatures stay more or less above 32. Endless Summer Bloomstruck Hydrangea Shrub 1 Gal. We were fortunate to get one this year as only 1000 were sold. Properly winterize your endless summer hydrangea plant by creating a cold-weather cover. In zones 4 or 5 gardeners often find dead canes in the spring instead of stems with green buds. Evergreens can help, but so can shrubs with interesting bark or a nice shape. Purchased a bareroot Endless Summer from Fedco. Zone hardy 4-9. The blue lacecap blooms turned a gorgeous shade of dark purple over time and the whole plant was impressive this fall. I also have a Nikko Blue that was in pretty rough shape when planted and after and early struggle seems to be getting a foothold. Just watch the final height as you don't want to spend your life trimming bushes. Definitely get Endless Summer. Giant blue or pink blooms blooms on old and new wood starting in summer and repeat until frost. Compact, rounded, deciduous shrub produces deep green foliage that is disease and mildew resistant. The "All Summer Beauty' has gorgeous white centered to start gradually all turning a pretty pink. We took down an overgrown & no longer productive Linc. You need mulch, garden stakes, a hammer, a staple gun, oak leaves, a bed sheet and burlap. Anyone who planted 'Endless Summer' hydrangea in the last 5 years has a love-hate relationship with this plant. Lilac (the spot I have in mind) E shady border with 3-4 hrs of AM sun more in Winter when trees are bare. I am about to purchase Hydrangeas. This year the plant got huge & has some leaves with black spots but majority of leaves are fine. This will help keep the filling dryer. There probably is a local organization that can help you with this. Pruning during the growing season is not recommended, but if desired, prune after the first flush of blooms. The blooming problem can be further compounded by a short growing season. I'm tired of dealing with slugs so am thinking of thinning the Hostas, replacing with shade tolerant Hs - any other suggestions? Don’t get me wrong…I like this plant. I am planning on getting Oakleaf "Pee Wee". Bar and Counter Stools With Free Shipping, Why You Should Give Hydrangeas a Place in Your Yard, 7 New Plants to Grow for Beautiful Foliage, The Cure for Houzz Envy: Laundry Room Touches Anyone Can Do, The Cure for Houzz Envy: Mudroom Touches Anyone Can Do. For zones 4 and 5, plant in a sheltered location and mulch during the winter. getting your endless summer® hydrangea ready for winter is an easy process and will give you the best flower power in the coming summer. In many areas, they dry right on the plant in fall and stay looking good through most of the winter. Ditas - I have had blue billow in zone 5 (So. I enjoy H. Kyushu as well as two 'Limelight' plants. Wish me luck! Hydrangea paniculata. Here is a link that might be useful: H. q 'Snowflake'. While Hydrangea paniculata likes full sun, it also does well in part shade. Last year we protected the Toyko Delights. H. quercifolia is somewhat challenging plant for z5.The most of the problems will occur in a first few years.Once established it will be relatively trouble free plant, though not a reliable bloomer. Bigleaf Hydrangeas (Hydrangea macrophylla)Even though I’m located in Zone 5, my ‘Endless Summer’ mophead hydrangea—which usually has huge blue blossoms all summer long—was killed to the ground.Luckily, it has the wonderful ability to bloom on both old and new wood, so even though they were a bit later than usual, there were still many blooms. I haven't noted the diurnal closing (we aren't open at night) but perhaps they close on cloudy days (?) The Original, the first of the hydrangea varieties in the collection, revolutionized the way gardeners were able to incorporate hydrangeas in their landscapes. For mass and foundation plantings, allow 8 feet between plants. There's an article in the Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle, July 22, 2006 that's got my attention. Put a piece of plastic over the top of this structure, but not on the sides. The mature size of the plant depends on the variety. Looks like I'll be shopping this weekend! Grasses and some perennials have interesting seed heads for winter interest. I am noticing brown spots on the oakleaf hydrangea leaves and think it must be a moisture problem. Houzz Call: Where Are the Craziest Places You Grow Edibles? ... 3-5 Feet. Proper hydrangea winter care will determine the success and quantity of next summer’s blooms. Our local Gardener's Supply sells Endless Summer & Nantucket Blue - the tags say Zone 4 and 4-6' tall (our desired ht). Hardiness Zone: 4. Wait until spring for new buds. Try it, and let us know how it does for you! The Original Endless Summer Hydrangea Care. Again, many thanks for your very informative response - your warning is taken well - I tend to like lacecaps, so I hope BB works! Kind of strange since in my acidic soil everything pink usually turns into blue or purple, not the other way around. It is still the hallmark of … Endless Summer Hydrangeas are great for containers. It develops invisible flower buds around late Spring to early Summer. I have 2 Tardiva here in Strafford County, NH and like the shrubbiness of it and the lacy flourettes v. the tree varieties. a piece from a company that sells plugs. The buds then open around mid Summer to early Fall (earlier in the South). - Dual zone - following the previous point, if you want to maintain 45 in a colder zone for white wines, the max temperature outside the wine refrigerator cannot be more than 70 degrees. Rebecca, Hayseedman's overwintering thread will be very helpful - do a search in this forum and you might have the blooms you have been waiting for, these past years. I am also looking for Oakleaf 'Little Honey'. I love them, but the 'one' that I previously bought has hardly ever bloomed. Yes, the plant lives through the winter, but the growth comes back from the ground, not the stems where future flowers were already formed. This is the third growing season for my endless summer hydrangea. Endless Summer is a series of 5 hydrangeas that were bred for outstanding qualities such as compact size, dense form, phenomenal color, and a long bloom period as well as the ability to bloom on both old and new wood. There are many Hydrangeas that flower on both new and old wood, and this is one I frequently recommend to my consultation clients because it’s easy to find. In fact, young, recently planted shrubs are best left alone. Annabelle is very reliable in z5 and is knockout in the shade and flowers well. IN STOCK (0) Sizes & Prices. How to Grow Hydrangea in the Shade. Definitely give blue billow a try! I have a 16 y/o Nikko that bloomed for me only 3 or 4 times over the years so I shy'd away from H altogether and just concentrated on all the other perennials I tend in my several patches. Very nice. I have an Oakleaf Hydrangea that was planted last fall as is coming back just fine. Fornari is a speaker, writer, radio talk show host and gardening consultant, gardening, speaking, lectures, writer, plants, annuals, perennials, shrubs, garden advice, gardens, Cape Cod, radio, gardenlady, garden lady, page-template-default,page,page-id-913,page-child,parent-pageid-17030,bridge-core-2.5.9,et_monarch,qode-page-transition-enabled,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode-theme-ver-24.4,qode-theme-bridge,disabled_footer_top,qode_header_in_grid,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-6.4.2,vc_responsive, Garden Groups – In Person or Virtual, Zoom Presentations, Horticultural and Green Industry Trade Talks. It took off as soon as it hit the ground and the blooms became gigantic with new branches and buds in a short 2 week period. Pruning last year’s growth effectively removes the next season’s flower buds. Endless Summer does flower on new growth, but most of the flowers are developed on old wood. He is a wonderful source of information, as are many other devotees of the Hydrangea forum. I'm in zone 5 in Illinois. I just spent much of my day partially protecting my old Nikko (lassoed, burlapped to her waist) & corralled, 3 Big Smile, MyM & Pink Elf - it was a lot of work & still have several mini roses & Luna Blush to mound up - the thought of another one to cradle for a Winter nap isn't too inviting! Hydrangea Endless Summer is a favorite among gardeners. Risk Free Guarantee. this is in NY State zone 7, 'Kuyshu' is far superior over 'Tadiva', in my opinion.Kuyshu flowers has less fertile florets and almost resemble PG's flowers in its tightness, while Tardiva's flowers are much looser.Also, overall Tadiva has much more loose/open habit, while Kuyshu is more tight and upright.Here are the pictures of Tardiva in a shrub form and Kuyshu in a tree form. More About Pruning Different Hydrangea Types. There are a number of mopheads that should bloom reliably for you. "Summer Crush gets two to three feet tall and wide, where The Original can be six feet tall and wide," says Ryan Mcenaney, public relations and communications specialist for Bailey Nurseries. They often have plant sales in the spring. My Nikko Blues were absolutely gorgeous three years ago--and nothing since. I love the PeeGees and the Annabelles! The first 4 varieties listed are rock solid hardy. 'Alice' in particular, is one of the largest h.q. This keeps the old wood fresh and ready for flowering. You can try protecting those stems during the winter by building a cage around the plant out of stakes and chicken wire and filling it with hay or dried leaves. Here’s what gardeners in colder regions (zone 5 and below) need to know. Should these be brought indoors for the winter? Both have lists of plants appropriate for your zone. C.L. It does fine here. Annabelle is fine for this area, but I think there are better choices. Why Doesn’t my Endless Summer Hydrangea Bloom? Last year I planted the Endless Summer which thrived all summer long and performed as wonderfully as everyone said it would. Expect to see a lot more of these soon! The ENDLESS SUMMER series of Hydrangeas is a collection of bigleaf Hydrangeas (Hydrangea macrophylla). like gazanias. Endless summer hydrangeas are ornamental flowering plants that bear flowers on both old and new wood. The key to hydrangea winter protection is to protect your plant, whether in a pot or in the ground, prior to the first frost of winter through the last frost the following spring. Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting gallery. Here is a link that might be useful: russell's deciduous shrubs. I was told NOT to prune Endless Summer in fall. Being technically root hardy to z5 it still need very thick layer of mulch and burlap wraping in a first couple of winters. Find the warmest micro-climate on your property. Wine Refrigerator Question - Brand? Twist-N-Shout Endless Summer Hydrangea - 3 Gallon Pot . This is the place where the snow melts first and the daffodils poke up and bloom before all other narcissus in your gardens. We will find you if you’re out there. Also picked up a PeeGee at one of the marts last year and it made it through the winter fine. The first thing to consider in planning a landscape is how you want it to look in winter. Many of us seemed to have experienced a Zone 5 … Planting your hydrangea near a structure that holds some heat (like a brick building or foundation) and in a spot that gets bright sunlight and shelter from the wind in winter will help. I fertilized in spring but no blooms or buds this year. That might be good near your kitchen window. In my garden it just start blue, but turning into lavender-purplish very fast. We have Hydrangea anomala petiolaris (climbing hydrangea), 2 Hydrangea quercifolia (Oak Leaf), 2 "Annabelles", 2 PeeGee stanadards, a Nikko Blue, 2 Toyko Delights, and a varigated form with blue flowers. Thanks for the encouraging feed back!!! The exuberant mop-headed beauties evoke dreams of an endless summer by the sea, Add color, structure and interest to your garden with these recently introduced plants that sport exceptional foliage, Brighten your porch or patio with a potted pomegranate, kumquat, blueberry bush or another great fall fruit, Short on time or money? Thanks again for all the input and the photos. But the shrub is just not the flower machine in Minnesota that it is on Cape Cod. Duel Zone? They either love the fact that they can now enjoy hydrangea blooms in their garden for the first time. Anyone have this problem with oakleaf hydrangea? Again, thick layer of mulch could be handy.Third, it blooms on old wood and you are back to square one for winter protection as you would be with the most of macrophyllas. Fall Endless Summer® Hydrangea Giveaway. I'll keep you posted as the season progresses. Thanks for asking that question, Adam (I missed it the first time around and am now catching up since you updated us). I also planted a lace cap hydrangea that hardly did anything at all. Does anyone here have luck growing fig trees in Zone 6? If so don’t keep it a secret, let the world know, reveal yourself. Not sure what it's doing...just taking its sweet time, I guess cuz a scratch-test proved it's still green under there, and it IS producing new growth. Hydrangea macrophylla Endless Summer® PP15298 Bigleaf Hydrangea. It does wonderful in this clay soil I have. Find the warmest micro-climate on your property. The lesson is clear to me; I will have to provide them with protection if I wish to have any reliability in performance from them. ... does not do well in Zone 5 unless extremely well-sited." It prefers moist, well-drained soi… Endless Summer ® Hydrangeas is a collection of Hydrangea macrophylla perennial shrubs that have the unique ability to re-bloom throughout the spring and summer months, giving more color and visual appeal to your garden for a longer period of time. I was thinking about getting a paniculata 'Kyushu', but I am having doubts it is what I want. But if you live where the temperatures drop to zero or below, those buds are killed by the cold. I have 'ES', 'PM' and 'Dooley' --just planted. I am thinking of getting Endless Summer, which I hear good things about...blooming on new wood. FREE SHIPPING. (Unfortunately, I think they all look pretty much alike in bloom.). - Energy usage - once you get past the small size wine refrigerators, the energy usage for thermoelectric units will be much higher than a comparable compressor-based wine cooler. What's your favorite container pollinator plant? It will bloom most of the summer if you deadhead. Try asking your question there as well. In between these two shrubs is a fantastic lace-cap: ‘Twist n’ Shout.’. I am thinking of getting Endless Summer, which I hear good things about...blooming on new wood. There are many varieties, some compact and others as tall as small trees. Bigleaf Hydrangeas primarily bloom on last year’s growth, or “old wood.” For this reason, bigleaf Hydrangeas should never be pruned in late summer or fall. They were pretty good sizes and one has blooms on it. To celebrate the beginning of a new season, Endless Summer® Hydrangea is giving away the following: One (1) prepaid $50.00 Visa gift card ; One (1) pair of Endless Summer branded gardening gloves; Please follow the prompts in the Rafflecopter widget to enter. Any of these should bloom on new wood and guarantee you flowers. For that price, I thought they might make good container plants for the summer even if they didn't make it over the winter, although they were said to be hardy to zone 5. This is the place where the snow melts first and the daffodils poke up … Mine is about 5ftx2.5ft head - my 4.5y/o granddau was with me at the nursery when she spotted this little tree all dressed in creamy white lace - wouldn't come home w/o, I had to shed a sm fortune for this little girl who loves to dig dirt & garden - a great investment!!! It is a Western native, and typically Western natives don't care for humid, hot summers, so dbarron's comment is encouraging! In late-summer the plant forms the germ of the majority of its flowers for the next year. I have many Endless Summer hydrangea that in spring buds form then frost kills the buds. (Be prepared to pull them back inside if the forecast predicts lower temperatures.). I'm looking for good shade plants and have missed my old hydrangea. We sell this plant where I work, but it takes me holding one up to a customer's nose to get a purchase. A. Hydrangea macrophylla 'Endless Summer' is a remontant variety. ... Hydrangea Bloomstruck Endless Summer Greatgardenplants. Here is a list of cold hardy Hydrangea varieties that will grow in USDA Planting Zone 5, where temperatures drop to as low as 20 below 0 F in winter. As winter goes on, water them when the soil starts to dry. Plant in well-drained, moist soil. Endless Summer Summer Crush Hydrangea Spacing If your edibles occupy an odd spot, we’d like to know, A year-round garden favorite with a colorful stem, Swiss chard comes into its own in early spring and in fall, No need to wait forever for patio privacy the green way. 'Did a search in this forum and got enlightened and tremendously helped by very generous aficionados. (!!) Do a search for hayseedman's wintering tips. We have just begun to search. How old is the Kyushu you posted in this thread, is she at her mature height?Such a beauty! Pull the plants outside once the temperatures are reliably above 30 degrees. Will the slugs in that Hosta neighborhood bother BB H's foliage? Cool-Season Vegetables: How to Grow Chard, Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery. The last 3 are problematic and I'm learning how to massage them into bloom. Endless Summer is being sold in local nurseries - the tag says it will grow in zone 4 also. The showy blooms fade to shades of pink or red before drying to beige. If you live in an area where the winter temperatures don’t go below 5 degrees Fahrenheit these buds will survive the cold and go on to bloom in mid-summer the following season. So if you’re gardening in a cold zone 5 or below it’s possible that your Endless Summer might often be an Endless Exasperation. check out the zone info here. I also bought two 'All Summer Beauty' hydrangeas for $4. 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