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Re: Hydrangea Madness

I'll keep my fingers crossed for compact and tight.

As far as I know, they don't do much manipulation of woodies in the nursery,
though the practices are common for annuals.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "A A HODGES" <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, May 23, 2005 5:12 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hydrangea Madness

> Daryl, so far it's compact and tight, but I suspect it won't stay that
> This is only its second year in the ground. When I got it, as I mentioned
> it was in a 3 gal pot and it was about 4 feet tall in the pot. It is a
> mophead, and the blooms were some of the biggest I've ever seen, pale
> After I tried to kill it, I cut it back. It's looking really good. I'll
> you know how it progresses. Right now it's sort of low and spreading. I
> wonder if it had been sprayed with some major growth hormone while in the
> nursery............................
> Andrea H
> Beaufort, SC
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Daryl <pulis@mindspring.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 5/23/2005 7:42:29 AM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hydrangea Madness
> >
> > What's its habit, do you know?  I haven't looked it up.
> >
> > And if anyone else has grown these, I'd like to hear of your
> > (Chris, I think I saw 'Fuji Waterfall' in your photo album? )
> >
> > d
> >
> >
> > > Sounds fabulous Daryl! I have H. Mme. Emile etc.....
> > >
> > > Fell in love with it at the nursery and paid for a huge 3 gallon
> specimen
> > > last year I think. It promptly lost all of its leaves when I planted
> > and
> > > forgot to keep watering it. This year is a different story. I've been
> very
> > > attentive and it's now covered with soon to be blooms. Can't wait!
> > >
> > > A
> > >
> > > Andrea H
> > > Beaufort, SC

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