HYDRANGEA MACROPHYLLA ONE OF THE TYPICAL LONG ISLAND FLOWERS
Hydrangea Macrophylla is a specie of plant/ flower in the family of Hydrangeaceae native from China and Japan. This is a deciduous shrub that can grow up to 7 Ft tall and 8 Ft broad with large heads of colorful flowers, pink, blue, lavender, frosty white, purple and rose and they will bloom in summer and autumn. This plant is widely cultivated in many parts of the world in many climates.
This plant prefer full sun in the morning with some afternoon shade, however many them will grow and bloom in partial shade. You should plant during spring time or fall.
When it comes to take care of Hydrangea for the first years or two after planting and during any drought you need to make sure it gets plenty of water, otherwise leaves will wilt if the soil is too dry. Hydrangea should be pruned after flowers fade in late spring and early summer.
To give better maintenance to your hydrangeas you should always contact a tree service company with professionals, they will help you give your plants the care they need to stay healthy, in shape and looking beautiful.
In Long Island New York a lot of people has this beautiful plant near their homes, in their gardens, or they use them to divide lines between on property and another. This plant is also very common to see in parks, golf courses and it gives any property a very natural and beautiful look. Make sure you water it enough in summer time and try to maintain it surroundings clean.
Hydrangeas has been a gardeners favorite plant for centuries and it will continue showing their beauty in the landscape and there selections for every taste. You will never be bored with this flower because you can have them in any color you want. Professionals can give you many ideas on how plant them in any part of your home or property of Long Island.