Hydrangea plants are hardy and disease-resistant for the most part, though they can be infected with mildew if planted in areas that are shady and humid,. For best conditions, plant them in a sunny spot and offer plenty of water. The hues can change depending on the type of soil the flowering plants are put in. For example, pink hydrangeas will turn blue when planted in acidic soil, while red varieties can be enhanced by adding a layer of limestone or chalk to the soil around it during the winter.
Although these flowering plants are used mainly in gardens, they are growing in popularity for bridal and other bouquets due to their vibrant hues. Read our guide How To Care for Fresh Cut Flowers- Hydrangea - to learn how to revive a wilting hydrangea. They are even beautiful when dried. Instead of throwing out your bouquet of hydrangeas when its colors start to turn muted, simply cut the hydrangea heads off and let them dry out.