How To Take Care of Hydrangeas
An exposure of sunlight in the morning or late afternoon is considered ideal. Even if, the plant gets sunlight for half a day, it is good enough for it. Although this plant is suited to grow in most types of soil, it prefers moist soil with proper drainage. This means that it requires to be watered regularly, in order to keep the soil from getting dry.
The given fertilizer must be well-balanced. Late winter or early spring are the best times when the plant must receive fertilizers. Caring for a hydrangea also involves mulching. Mulch not only helps in holding water around the roots but as it decays, it keeps adding nutrients to the soil, as well.
Pests like Japanese beetles and aphids are commonly known to affect this species of plants. So get some good quality insecticides to treat the problem. Alternatively, keeping some ladybugs in the garden will take care of the problem naturally.