Bursting into summer with bunches of brilliantly colored blossoms, Hydrangeas boast an infallible air of class and old-fashioned charm. While many people associate the flower with memories of playing in grandma’s flower bed, hydrangeas are back in and better than ever.
With about 100 different species in the family, Hydrangeas range from 3-20 feet in height and 3-18 feet in width. Its flowers bloom in clusters at the end of the stem and come in vibrant shades of white, blue, red, pink and purple. The color of the blooms depend upon the acidity or alkalinity of the soil.