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Colorful Hydrangea Blossoms

Updated on February 28, 2018

Hydrangeas are so Lovely!

Beautiful, Colorful Hydrangeas

Colorful Hydrangea Blossoms adorn our yard with various shades of blue, purple, pink and white. It is hard for me to look at a Hydrangea Blossom and not smile. The beauty that God has created with these Hydrangea Bushes brings joy to many. I know that we sure enjoy them.Hope you enjoy these Hydrangea Pictures taken around our yard. I am not sure about the names of our Hydrangeas but maybe you can help me. Just let me know what you think the various varieties are that we have in our yard.Photo Credit: The Hydrangea Photos on this page are by Nancy Hellams aka OhMe and not to be copied.

Big Daddy Hydrangea

The Big Daddy Hydrangea has Blue Blossoms in Acid Soil - and Pink Blossoms in Alkaline Soils

Big Daddy Hydrangea
Big Daddy Hydrangea

Big Blue Hydrangea Blossoms

The Big Daddy variety of Hydrangea is fast growing and often used in landscaping but can also be seen in pots as young plants. This particular plant of ours is being taken over by our very large Limelight Hydrangea and I hope we don't loose it. We lost a very old and large Big Daddy Hydrangea several years ago because it was taken over by our Camellias.

Did you know that Aluminum sulfate will change a neutral soil to an acid one. We have never added any and enjoy being surprised by the color the blossoms become. It would be fun to experiment with the soil, though.

Endless Summer Hydrangea

Our Endless Summer Hydrangea - one of the Mophead Hydrangeas

Endless Summer Hydrangea
Endless Summer Hydrangea

I am almost positive that this is an Endless Summer Hydrangea but not 100%. It does bloom early and is very hardy. It is close to the house and has so many various shades of pink, purple and blue all on the same plant.

A Very Large Hydrangea Blossom - This one is huge!

large hydrangea blossom
large hydrangea blossom

Photo Credit: Photo by OhMe taken in her yard June 2013

Blue Lace Cap Hydrangea

Delicate Blossoms of the Blue Lace Cap Hydrangea - A Gift from our daughter

Blue Lace Hydrangea
Blue Lace Hydrangea

I really love our Blue Lace Cap Hydrangea and it has grown so much in the last couple of years. The many blossoms are so very unusual and a beautiful shade of blue. They are light and airy looking. I noticed that a limb had actually rooted in the ground so I will have another one of these coming along. That is always a nice surprise when that happens. I have held limbs to the ground by placing a brick on it but this one just did it naturally.

I think it would be wonderful to be able to make an arrangement all year round out of Hydrangeas but guess that would not be possible.

Limelight Hydrangea

Limelight Hydrangea Blossom - With a little friend

Limelight Hydrangea
Limelight Hydrangea

The Limelight Hydrangea blooms later and is so different and beautiful. They are also gorgeous dried and used in arrangements. I hope you will visit my separate page about this wonderful Hydrangea.I've been told that my little critter friend is a Carolina Anole.

Which one of these Hydrangeas is your favorite? - Let me know by participating in this poll.

Also, if you don't agree with the name I have chosen for each of these, please let me know in the Guestbook. Thank you.

Which is your most favorite of my Hydrangeas?

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Our Multi-Colored Hydrangea - Blossoms in shades of pink, blue and purple

Hydrangea Photo Gallery - I love the colorful Hydrangea Blossoms

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An Arrangement of Colorful Hydrangea Blossoms on my Kitchen Table - I love cut flowers in the house

colorful hydrangea blossoms I don't think I have ever seen an ugly Hydrangea Blossom. Have you? I do enjoy all of the varieties but my favorite is still the big blue blossoms. We used to have several of these bushes that would be full of blooms but o
colorful hydrangea blossoms I don't think I have ever seen an ugly Hydrangea Blossom. Have you? I do enjoy all of the varieties but my favorite is still the big blue blossoms. We used to have several of these bushes that would be full of blooms but o


Come Back Anytime!

I hope you will post a comment here to let me know that you were here. Your comment will appear when it is approved. Thanks.Please let me know if you think I have misnamed any of these and I would love to hear about your Hydrangeas. Wouldn't it be wonderful if they bloomed year round or at least longer than they do now?

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    • OhMe profile imageAUTHOR

      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      8 months ago from Pendleton, SC

      I know. I am so ready for spring. I hope I have these gorgeous blooms again this year.

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      Peg Cole 

      8 months ago from Dallas, Texas

      Gorgeous photos. My neighbor has a large hedge of these and they are beautiful. Makes me wish spring would hurry up and get here.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      8 months ago from Pendleton, SC

      Thank you, Connie! I do love Hydrangea

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      Connie Rasbury 

      8 months ago

      Enjoyed seeing all the different types!

      Thank You!!

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      Elsie Hagley 

      3 years ago from New Zealand

      Beautiful Hydrangeas. I enjoy them very much there flowers last a long time.

      Did you know that they are poisonous to animals, we had many young lambs lost to eating this plant on the fence line before we discovered what was killing them. Removed the shrubs never lost any more lambs after that.

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      Nancy Carol Brown Hardin 

      3 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      I couldn't pick a "favorite," because I love them all. In my young years in the state I lived in, Hydrangeas were seen everywhere. I loved them then and now, but don't get to see them anymore living where I do now. I think it's neat that their colors can be changed by the type of soil. Excellent article, voted up, I really enjoyed it and the gorgeous photos. Thanks for sharing.

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      Jenny Campbell 

      5 years ago from Melbourne, Australia

      Lovely collection of hydrangeas here.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      5 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      @SheGetsCreative: They are certainly one of my favorites and I am so glad that you dropped by today

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      5 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      @anonymous: I did not realize that you never had one or I would have given you one years ago. So glad that you have one now and hope it makes a gorgeous showing for you for many years.

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      5 years ago

      Oh, beautiful! I was given my first hydrangea this year, and am anxious to see if I keep it alive in the yard!

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      Angela F 

      5 years ago from Seattle, WA

      Hydrangeas are one of my favorite flowers! Great lens to visit on a Monday

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      5 years ago from Canada

      You know I have been planning for years to buy these lovely blue flowers in the Spring and plant them in the garden. That's what my mother-in-law did one year and they were stunning.

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      5 years ago

      I received a beautiful hydrangea for Christmas, but it's not looking good. I planted it in the garden and will hope for the best after my mulching spree next week. My grandmother always had lovely flowering hydrangea bushes in her garden.

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      Lorelei Cohen 

      5 years ago from Canada

      Gorgeous Hydrangea blossom photos. Beautiful and it feels like spring.

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      Michey LM 

      5 years ago

      Yes the blooming flowers are the joy of life.. a like your zazzle items with hydrangea and your photos.

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      5 years ago

      Hydrangeas are so beautiful. You have a lovely collection. I would be excited for them to come into bloom every year.

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      GardenIdeasHub LM 

      5 years ago

      Beautiful! I love hydrangeas. Thanks for sharing.

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      6 years ago

      I love hydrangeas, I had them in my wedding bouquet.

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      6 years ago

      Its time for me to prune back my potted hydrangeas on the front porch... I love these blooms all summer long to brighten the house

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      6 years ago

      i am romantic man and i love flowers so much..nice colors

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      carcamping lm 

      7 years ago

      Love that photo with that lizard. Didn't know about the limelight variety! Have to look for that one! thanks!

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      Cheryl Paton 

      7 years ago from West Virginia

      Hydraneas are beautiful!

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      Laraine Sims 

      7 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      I'm not sure of the names but they sound good to me. We are fortunate to be able to grow Hydraneas in our area too. We have a beautiful pink one, "Big Daddy and also the Limelight. They seem to like a certain area of our garden. I had to move our pink one to that area .. it almost died but is doing nicely since the move. You multi-colored one is very lovely and I like what you did with the video.

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      7 years ago

      Lovely flowers! I love them!

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      7 years ago

      I love hydrangeas! esp. blue ones...that "little friend" is too cute! thanks for sharing!

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      Barbara Radisavljevic 

      7 years ago from Templeton, CA

      I love seeing the various colors of your hydrangeas. The one I remember when I was growing up was very pale pink or purple. I can't remember which, but the blooms were large.

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      7 years ago

      I love the flowers and what you've done here. I have a blue one but somehow it is slowly dying.. is it because it is under direct sunlight most of the day??

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      7 years ago

      Well, I answered the poll even though I couldn't click all choices. Hydrangeas always make me feel good. They were plentiful while growing up and always gave me a sense of awe and a feeling of peace. The surrounding area where hydrangeas grew was made more idyllic by their presence. Or perhaps because of their presence.

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      June Campbell 

      7 years ago from North Vancouver, BC, Canada

      This lens is a remarkable tribute to the most wonderful of plants.

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      'Vikk Simmons 

      7 years ago from Houston

      Love hydrangeas and so does my mom. I really like the big blue ones. :)

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      7 years ago

      Beautiful pictures! I love the hydrangeas. I have two, but they are both purple rather than blue.

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      7 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      Lovely! It's wonderful to see the beautiful flowers of summer. You are so talented with your Zazzling designs. Thanks for sharing your lovely flowers and designs. :)

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      Michey LM 

      7 years ago

      Beautiful pictures, it was hard to decide which one I like the most, as I like all of them, so finally I decide for Lace which is so different and delicate.Great lens, and I also like your Zazzle products.Regards

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      Eugenia S. Hunt 

      7 years ago

      When Carlyn was little, we had a Hydrangea bush in the front yard. I wish I could show you the photos I took of her but she has her baby book. She was about 18 months old standing in the front yard holding a huge blossom with a beautiful smile. The next shot you see the petals on the ground all around her and she is holding the empty stem with her nose wrinkled and her lips pursed out! She loved that bush but she also loved dismantling the flowers! LOL I have always loved them!! Great Lens!

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      Mary Beth Granger 

      7 years ago from O'Fallon, Missouri, USA

      Beautiful flowers.

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      7 years ago

      Loved all the beautiful hydrangeas. We have one in our back yard. When we got home from beach all the blossoms were dried...I thought I had lost it but I watered it good and it now looks beautiful again. I want an Endless Summer but they are all beautiful. Thank you Nancy for all the good info.

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      7 years ago

      Beautiful! Hydrangeas are one of my most favorite flowers! Your photos are gorgeous!

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      7 years ago from Rhode Island

      very pretty mine just covered our bush this year amazing amount ours are pink


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