Floraspiration, Week 21: In the Pink with Hydrangeas

     Despite my good intentions, I never did spread any aluminum sulfate or potassium around my hydrangeas to lower the soil’s pH and make them bloom blue this year.

Instead, I have got a mass of big deep pink standards and lighter lilac-ish lacecap blossoms that are a joy to behold.  With their lime green stalks, they look ready for a Lilly Pulitzer photo shoot.

     These lush shrubs were purchased at a grocery store years ago to grace the tables of a Christening lunch.  They sat for several years in their pots amongst my mother’s coastal beds before I rescued and planted them along this northeast facing wall.  Now they are thriving despite the constant threat of gluttonous deer, and I have an amazing source of delights for our home and friends.

     Who needs blue when you can be in the pink?

All photos by Avad Fan


One Comment on “Floraspiration, Week 21: In the Pink with Hydrangeas”

  1. Anne says:

    I agree! I wouldn’t change that color for anything.:-)

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