My dear husband thought he was being helpful and cut 2 of my mophead hydrangeas down to the base of the stems. None of them were dead and all had buds on them. He did this the first of February. Will they ever bloom again?
Thanks so much!
I’m so sorry your hydrangeas were cut to the ground. Believe me, there is a whole army of “guilty” men out there who love to neaten things up in the landscape. You have a lot of company.
Although it is very unlikely that your hydrangea will bloom this year, it will bloom in future years (if it has bloomed in the past). You will be amazed how quickly it will grow back to its former size. I wouldn’t be surprised if it reaches its previous size by the end of the summer.
As they say in football…. There’s always next year.
Best of luck,
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